HC Deb 13 February 2004 vol 418 c169W
Mrs. Iris Robinson

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many(a) prison officers, (b) police officers, (c) political representatives and (d) others have been informed since October 2002 that their personal details were held by the Provisional IRA. [151219]

Jane Kennedy

Records researched by PSNI would indicate that since October 2002 some 2,841 persons have been informed that their details may be in the possession of the Provisional IRA. The breakdown is as follows:

  1. (a) Prison officers: 1,427
  2. (b) Police officers: 84
  3. (c) Political representatives: 40
  4. (d) Other: 1.340

Please note that notification is handled at regional level and therefore these figures may be subject to slight adjustment.