Air Weapons (Hansard, 16 January 1997)
HC Deb 16 January 1997 vol 288 c373W
Mr. Hinchliffe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many offences involving air weapons were recorded in the last five years for which figures are available. [10255]

Miss Widdecombe

[holding answer 14 January 1997]: The information requested is published in chapter 3 (table 3.3) of "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales 1995".

A copy of this publication has been placed in the Library.

Mr. Hinchliffe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the number of air weapons held in the United Kingdom. [10256]

Miss Widdecombe

[holding answer 14 January 1997]: No realistic estimate has been made centrally.

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