HC Deb 27 March 1985 vol 76 cc231-2W
Mr. McNamara

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what was the average period of remand without bail in each of the following cases involving accomplice witness's evidence: (a) persons convicted, (b) persons acquitted and (c) persons who were released as a result of such evidence being retracted; and how these figures compare with those for persons charged with terrorist-type offences on the basis of evidence other than accomplice evidence.

Mr. Scott

Information is not available in the form requested and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.