To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many crimes involving firearms were committed in each of the last five years in (a) the East Devon constituency, (b) Devon and (c) Cornwall; (2) how many deaths involving firearms there were in the last five years in
(a) the East Devon constituency, (b) Devon and (c) Cornwall. 
Details of firearm offences have not been collected by parliamentary constituency, and Devon and Cornwall comprise a single police force area. Available published data for the Devon and Cornwall police force on the number of recorded homicide offences and recorded crimes in which firearms (including air weapons) were reported to have been used are given in the table.
|Number of firearm crimes in Devon and Cornwall|
|Homicides||Total offences involving firearms|
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many firearms have been surrendered to the police as part of the Trident gun amnesty campaign. 
As at 23 April, 1,485 guns, 34,677 rounds of ammunition and 522 other weapons had been handed in to the Metropolitan Police as part of the national firearms amnesty. The amnesty finished on 30 April and final figures are now being collected.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes involving a firearm were committed in the UK in (a) 1979, (b) 1983, (c) 1987, (d) 1992, (e) 1997, (f) 2001 and (g) 2002. 
The numbers of recorded offences involving firearms in England and Wales for the years in question are given in the table.
|Number of firearm offences (including air weapons)|
|Year||Number of offences|
Information relating to Scotland and Northern Ireland are matters for my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland (Helen Liddell) and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (Paul Murphy).