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Prisoners' Release: Northern Ireland

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN HL1348, tabled on 5 September 2017

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many republican prisoners sentenced for a scheduled offence have been refused release under the Northern Ireland (Sentences) Act 1998 and have not yet been released.

Answered on

15 September 2017

Northern Ireland Office officials are currently undertaking a consolidation exercise, in conjunction with the Sentence Review Commissioners to confirm the answers to your questions. I will write to the Noble Lord once this exercise has been completed.