Firearms and Knives: Hornsey and Wood Green

Home Office written question – answered on 5th March 2019.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Labour, Hornsey and Wood Green

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department holds information on the number of incidents involving (a) knives and (b) firearms in Hornsey and Wood Green constituency in 2018.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

The information requested is not collected centrally.

The Home Office collects data on the number of offences involving knives or firearms recorded by the police in England and Wales at the Police Force Area level but not at local authority level.

Information on offences involving knives / sharp instruments or firearms by Police Force Area can be found in the Offences involving the use of weapons data tables published by the Office for National Statistics, available here:

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeandjustice/datasets/offencesinvolvingtheuseofweaponsdatatables

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