For the information on Army bomb disposal activity in Northern Ireland for January 2014 to July 2018, I refer the hon. Member to my response of
23 November 2018 to his Question 193391.
Data for the period of 1 August 2018 to 1 January 2019 can be found below:
1 July 2018 – 1 January 2019
* ‘Tasks’ refers to IED callouts (any task that may subsequently be classified by declaration as a Find, False, Hoax, IED, Explosion or Search Assist), as opposed to all callouts for all incidents, including Conventional Munitions Disposal callouts. These categories reflect the definitions of the Report of the Independent Reviewer Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Act 2007.
** All incidents requiring explosive ordnance disposal experts in Northern Ireland are dealt with solely by military personnel.