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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th December 1972.

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Photo of Mr William Whitelaw Mr William Whitelaw , Penrith and The Border 12:00 am, 14th December 1972

I give that undertaking completely. As I think the hon. and learned Gentleman appreciates, a number of people have been charged with firearms offences and other terrorist offences in recent weeks and months. This is a very satisfactory development. It is one that I wish to encourage.