Freedom of Information

Home Department written question – answered on 30th April 2012.

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Photo of Julian Huppert Julian Huppert Liberal Democrat, Cambridge

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to her Department's response of 22 December 2011 to Freedom of Information request T19647/11, for what reason the Taser statistics for March 2010 to December 2011 have not been published.

Photo of Nick Herbert Nick Herbert The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

holding answer 26 April 2012

The data capture issues referenced in the Freedom of Information response have taken slightly longer to resolve than previously expected. The Home Office intend to publish the police use of Taser statistics at the end of May.

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Richard Taylor
Posted on 1 May 2012 4:04 pm (Report this annotation)

Background to this question is available at:

Richard Taylor
Posted on 17 Apr 2013 4:31 pm (Report this annotation)

It appears the Home Office are still not regularly publishing police TASER use statistics.

The latest statistics available on the Home Office website, so far as I can see, are still those for the period to March 2010: