HC Deb 03 November 1966 vol 735 cc145-6W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware that, due to circumstances over which they have had no

ment that is studying the question of arming policemen will make recommendations.

Mr. Roy Jenkins

There is no question of general arming of the police. A working party of the Central Conference of Chief Constables has prepared a report recommending greater uniformity than at present exists in the type and scale of arms held for issue in situations of special danger, and improvements in training.