To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many politically motivated offences have been committed by(a) Republican and (b) Loyalist groups since Good Friday 1999; if he will break the numbers down into categories of offences; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Ingram
The following table shows the number of security related offences recorded since 2 April 1999. It is not possible to answer the question with the detail 203W requested because of the difficulty in distinguishing between a security related and a non security related offence1.
By Loyalist Republican Total Deaths 3 3 6 Shooting incidents n/a n/a 290 Bombing incidents n/a n/a 261 Casualties as a result of Paramilitary style attacks Shootings 37 16 53 Assaults 59 26 85 1 A bank robbery is a criminal offence and will be recorded as such but may be carried out with criminal or paramilitary motivation. 2 Attribution for these incidents is assessed by the police, and cannot be guaranteed. A single recorded shooting incident may lead to more than one casualty.