Northern Ireland written question – answered on 27th March 2007.

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Photo of Peter Robinson Peter Robinson DUP, Belfast East

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many legal firearms have been stolen in Northern Ireland in each of the last five years.

Photo of Paul Goggins Paul Goggins Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office

The Police Service for Northern Ireland does not hold information in the form requested, however the Chief Constable has provided in the following table details of burglary, robbery and theft offences in the last five financial years where the property stolen included firearms.

Number of offences
2001-02 95
2002-03 103
2003-04 94
2004-05 71
2005-06 73
1 April 2006 to 28 February 2007 46

Central Statistics Unit, PSNI

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