129949 - Terrorism: Northern Ireland (Answered)

Nigel Dodds
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment her Department has made of the potential merits of applying the new technology developed to detect jihadi content online to the tackling of republican terrorism in Northern Ireland.

Mr Shailesh Vara

This Government’s first priority is to keep people safe and secure right across the United Kingdom. In relation to the tools needed to tackle the threat from Northern Ireland related terrorism, we will continue to work closely with security partners and across Government in order to implement lessons learnt to successfully tackle the threat.​