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Table C: Number of licensed firearms and shotguns surrendered in 2010, by weapon category and force area
Firearms
RifleRifle - airRifle/Shotgun CombinationSelf contained air/gas containerSemi AutoShot PistolSignal PistolSlaughtering InstrumentSound ModeratorSpareUnknownVery PistolTotal FirearmsShotguns

Avon and Somerset

13

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

21

94

Bedfordshire

18

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

0

0

0

29

67

Cambridgeshire

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

11

93

Cheshire

8

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

10

63

Cleveland

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

0

0

27

46

Cumbria

34

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

8

0

0

1

48

145

Derbyshire

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

5

Devon and Cornwall

23

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

6

1

0

0

40

288

Dorset

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

10

126

Durham

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

0

1

0

18

77

Dyfed Powys

35

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

7

0

4

0

53

324

Essex

11

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

2

1

0

0

28

113

Gloucestershire

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

20

113

Greater Manchester

14

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

3

0

1

0

21

111

Gwent

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

8

82

Hampshire

18

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

3

0

0

1

33

198

Hertfordshire

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

9

55

Humberside

13

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

0

0

19

81

Kent

9

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

17

110

Lancashire

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

3

0

0

0

15

56

Leicestershire

8

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

14

95

Lincolnshire

33

0

2

0

0

0

0

0

8

0

1

0

49

189

Merseyside

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

12

Metropolitan Police

14

0

0

2

0

0

1

0

2

0

0

0

29

71

Norfolk

32

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

13

4

0

0

57

349

Northamptonshire

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

35

Northumbria

26

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

6

0

0

0

34

94

North Wales

13

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

15

181

North Yorkshire

54

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

16

1

0

0

80

229

Nottinghamshire

16

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

1

0

0

21

80

South Wales

13

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

17

189

South Yorkshire

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

74

Staffordshire

15

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

3

0

0

0

20

29

Suffolk

38

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

0

0

0

58

378

Surrey

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

0

0

23

80

Sussex

16

0

0

0

0

1

0

5

3

2

0

0

30

139

Thames Valley

17

0

0

0

0

2

0

1

2

0

0

0

27

116

Warwickshire

9

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

0

0

14

77

West Mercia

27

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

1

0

0

45

325

West Midlands

12

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

6

0

0

0

22

68

West Yorkshire

5

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

0

0

0

14

93

Wiltshire

16

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

7

2

0

0

33

119

Total

652

3

3

6

1

5

3

19

162

17

7

2

1,055

5,269

Source: National Firearms Licensing Management System.


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15 Mar 2012 : Column WA106

Table D: Number of licensed firearms and shotguns surrendered in 2011, by weapon category and force area
Firearms
BarrelCannonCombination Rifle / Shot GunGunHuman KillerHumane Killer / PistolLauncherMusketPistolRevolverRifle

Avon and Somerset

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

23

1

28

Bedfordshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

3

Cambridgeshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

Cheshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Cleveland

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Cumbria

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

44

Derbyshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Devon and Cornwall

0

2

0

2

0

0

0

0

4

3

14

Dorset

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

1

15

Durham

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

21

Dyfed Powys

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

3

2

0

25

Essex

1

0

0

1

1

0

0

2

2

0

7

Gloucestershire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

20

Greater Manchester

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

7

Gwent

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

21

Hampshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

2

3

7

Hertfordshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

Humberside

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

14

Kent

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

13

Lancashire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

Leicestershire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

11

Lincolnshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

23

Merseyside

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

Metropolitan Police

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

2

1

Norfolk

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

0

29

Northamptonshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Northumbria

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

11

North Wales

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

6

North Yorkshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

1

40

Nottinghamshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

South Wales

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

9

South Yorkshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

Staffordshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

13

Suffolk

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

6

7

28

Surrey

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

1

1

Sussex

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

2

16

Thames Valley

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

1

12

Warwickshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

West Mercia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

5

9

13

West Midlands

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

3

11

West Yorkshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

Wiltshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

6

13

Total

2

3

1

3

3

1

4

6

87

46

530

Source: National Firearms Licensing Management System.


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15 Mar 2012 : Column WA108

Table D: Number of licensed firearms and shotguns surrendered in 2011, by weapon category and force area
Firearms
Rifle - airRifle RimfireRifle / Shotgun CombinationSelf contained air / gas containerSignal PistolSlaughtering InstrumentSound ModeratorSound Moderator (Rimfire)SpareUnknownVery PistolTotal FirearmsShotguns

Avon and Somerset

1

2

0

0

0

0

4

1

0

0

0

62

111

Bedfordshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

51

Cambridgeshire

1

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

12

88

Cheshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

27

Cleveland

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

5

35

Cumbria

0

0

0

0

0

1

6

0

0

0

0

53

172

Derbyshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

Devon and Cornwall

1

0

0

0

0

2

7

0

0

0

0

35

201

Dorset

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

0

21

101

Durham

0

0

0

0

0

0

13

0

0

0

0

34

92

Dyfed Powys

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

0

0

1

0

38

302

Essex

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

17

141

Gloucestershire

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

0

0

0

1

26

126

Greater Manchester

0

0

0

3

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

16

108

Gwent

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

25

49

Hampshire

0

0

0

0

2

0

3

0

0

0

6

24

155

Hertfordshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

39

Humberside

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

0

0

0

0

19

94

Kent

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

15

134

Lancashire

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

0

0

0

13

69

Leicestershire

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

0

0

0

0

18

92

Lincolnshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

7

0

2

0

0

34

155

Merseyside

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

6

5

Metropolitan Police

0

0

0

3

0

0

2

0

1

0

0

12

52

Norfolk

0

0

0

0

0

1

13

0

0

0

0

49

375

Northamptonshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

27

Northumbria

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

0

0

0

0

16

42

North Wales

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

187

North Yorkshire

1

0

2

0

0

2

13

0

0

0

0

64

194

Nottinghamshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

0

7

50

South Wales

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

1

0

14

112

South Yorkshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

10

67

Staffordshire

0

0

0

2

0

1

1

0

1

0

0

19

62

Suffolk

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

0

1

0

0

51

304

Surrey

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

5

65

Sussex

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

0

0

0

0

32

85

Thames Valley

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

19

130

Warwickshire

0

0

0

1

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

11

52

West Mercia

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

0

2

0

0

36

242

West Midlands

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

0

2

0

0

21

64

West Yorkshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

0

0

0

0

9

70

Wiltshire

0

0

0

0

0

0

9

0

0

0

0

33

88

Total

5

2

2

9

2

9

162

1

10

3

7

898

4,616

Source: National Firearms Licensing Management System.

Asked by Lord Laird

Lord Henley: The chief officer of police has the responsibility, under the Firearms Acts, for determining and administering the grant, refusal or revocation of firearm and shotgun certificates.

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