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Arms Imports

Volume 448: debated on Thursday 29 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) which UK-based companies have been authorised to import and store (a) AK-47 rifles and (b) other small arms from Bosnia since June 2003; (79959)

(2) how many UK-based companies are authorised (a) to import and (b) to store AK-47 style weapons.

Information in the form requested is not available from either the Department of Trade and Industry’s database of import licences or from the Home Office records of authorities granted under section five of the Firearms Act 1968 (as amended).