§ Mr. McNamara
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the prisoners transferred between 1982 and 1992 from prisons in Northern Ireland to prisons in Great Britain were convicted of scheduled offences.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
Information on the nature of the offences of prisoners transferred between United Kindom jurisdictions is not held centrally.
I will write to the hon. Gentleman with the information requested.