§ Mr. McNamara
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish in the Official Report for the years 1984 and 1985 to the nearest convenient date the number of persons charged with scheduled offences whose cases were concluded and who were (a) charged with scheduled offences and pleaded guilty, (b) charged with scheduled offences and pleaded not guilty, (c) found guilty of scheduled offences and (d) found not guilty of scheduled offences having pleaded not guilty.
§ Mr. Scott
[pursuant to his reply, 25 March 1985, c. 34]: The following information relates to those persons whose cases proceeded to trial for scheduled offences. For 1984 these figures are respectively (a) 433, (b) 81, (c) 471, (d) 43. The equivalent figures for January 1985 are (a) 45, (b) 7, (c) 49, (d) 3.