Firearms: Licensing

Home Office written question – answered on 5th February 2015.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many illegal firearms were confiscated by police forces in each of the last five years.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Minister of State, Home Department

The National Ballistic Intelligence Service (NABIS) is the national body responsible for collating and analysing data on the illegal use of firearms. The Home Office does not maintain records of firearms seized by police forces

in England and Wales.

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