House of Lords
Lord Laird (UUP)
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 27 February (WA 251-2), how many firearms administration staff, managers, firearms inquiry officers, firearms licensing officers and other administrators have been employed (1) full-time, and (2) part-time, in the administration of grants, renewal and variations of firearms and shotgun certificates in each police force for the last 12 months until March 2012.
Lord Henley (Conservative)
Figures for the number of officers and staff employed within the function of firearms/explosives licensing within each police force in England and Wales will be available in the summer, after the publication of the statistical bulletin Police Service Strength in England and Wales,