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Airguns (Accidents)

Volume 981: debated on Friday 21 March 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many recorded accidents involving physical injury are believed to have resulted from the use of airguns or air pistols in the hands of young people below the age of 18 years.

The information requested on accidents is not available. Information on numbers of indictable offences as recorded by the police in which firearms were reported to have caused injury is published annually in "Criminal Statistics England and Wales", pages 70 and 71 of the edition for 1978, Cmnd. 7670.