§ Mrs. Iris Robinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many paramilitary shootings there were in 2003, broken down by paramilitary group. 
§ Jane Kennedy
It is not possible to provide the information in the level of detail requested. However, I can advise that during 2003 there were 154 paramilitary style shootings: 99 attributed to loyalists and 55 to republicans.
2003 statistics are provisional and may be subject to minor amendment.