§ Rev. Martin Smyth
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to her answer of 14 January 1998,Official Report, column 333, if she will list the perceived religion of (a) sergeants and (b) inspectors in the RUC in percentage terms. 
§ Mr. Ingram
[holding answer 20 January 1998]: The perceived religion of sergeants in the RUC as at 2 February 1998 was 90.4 per cent. Protestant, 7.81 per cent. Roman Catholic and 1.79 per cent. undetermined. For inspectors, at the same date, the figures were 86.78 per cent., 9.92 per cent. and 3.3 per cent. respectively.