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Handguns: Ireland

Volume 467: debated on Tuesday 13 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether she has received reports of illegal guns arriving in mainland Great Britain through the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland; and if she will make a statement. (163010)

Advice from HM Revenue and Customs is that there is little or no current intelligence to suggest that prohibited firearms are being brought into mainland Britain from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.