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Air Weapons

Home Department written question – answered on 27th October 2005.

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Photo of Fraser Kemp Fraser Kemp Labour, Houghton and Washington East

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many incidences of violence involving the use of air weapons there were in (a) Houghton and Washington East and (b) the Northumbria police service area in the last year for which figures are available.

Photo of Hazel Blears Hazel Blears Minister of State (Home Office) (Policing, Security and Community Safety), Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

Northumbria police recorded 80 violent offences involving the use of air weapons in the year to March 2004. The corresponding figures for Houghton and Washington, East is not available centrally.

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