Northern Ireland: Weapons Seizures

House of Lords written question – answered on 24th February 2005.

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asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Lord President on 19 January (WA 101), what weapons have been recovered by the Police Service of Northern Ireland since 10 April 1998; when they were recovered; in what countries they are believed to have been manufactured; and in which year.

Photo of Baroness Amos Baroness Amos President of the Council, Privy Council Office, Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Lords (Privy Council Office)

PSNI has advised that the information sought is not held centrally and would have to be gathered manually. Given the breadth of this request it would incur disproportionate cost to carry out this exercise and would divert limited resources from PSNI operational service.

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