HC Deb 05 February 1998 vol 305 c766W
Mr. Robert McCartney

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what representations she has received on reparations from the Irish Government for their part in the creation of the Provisional IRA; and if she will list the numbers of soldiers, police and civilians killed by the organisation. [26739]

Mr. Ingram

The Government have received representations from two of the Northern Ireland parties in relation to their call for an inquiry in the Republic into the creation of the Provisional IRA. No representations have been received about reparations as such. Records are not available to show the number of deaths caused by individual organisations. However, the table indicates the number of deaths of RUC members, army and civilians due to Republican terrorists from 1969 to 29 January 1998.

Deaths due to the security situation 1969 to date (29 January 1998)
Attribution RUC Army 1Civilian Deaths Total
By Republican 293 640 957 1,890
1 Includes persons actively engaged in terrorist activity at the time of Incident.

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