§ Ms Primarolo
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes involving guns there have been in each year since and including 1979.
§ Mr. Maclean
Figures of notifiable offences recorded by the police in which firearms were reported to have been used are published annually in "Criminal Statistics, England and Wales", copies of which can be found in the Library—lastest edition, 1992, Cm 2410, table 3.1. Figures for 1993 are not yet available.