asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will provide a breakdown by police force area of the 8,374 occasions on which firearms were issued to police officers in 1979.
The total number of occasions in 1979 on which firearms were issued to police officers for particular incidents involving criminals or others known or believed to be armed was 8,394, not 8,374 as stated in my reply to a question by the hon. Member on 28 July.—[Vol. 989, c. 150.] I regret this error. The breakdown requested is as follows:
|Force||Number of occasions|
|Avon and Somerset||22|
|City of London||182|
|Devon and Cornwall||114|
refugees resettled in local housing authority areas most nearly corresponding to the named parliamentary constituencies were as follows: