§ Mr. McNamara
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many public interest immunity certificates have been requested by his Department; how many have been granted; and what subjects they covered, in relation to the Bloody Sunday Inquiry. 
§ Mr. Spellar
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence has signed four certificates claiming public interest immunity in respect of intelligence material which is relevant to the Bloody Sunday Inquiry. The Tribunal has approved two of the claims; rulings on the other two are awaited.