HC Deb 27 November 1985 vol 87 c583W
Mr. Hume

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) if he will list all registered air rifle clubs in Northern Ireland, detailing when they received their certificates of authorisation, the location of their approved ranges or proposed ranges and the number of club members;

(2) if he will list all those registered air rifle clubs which submitted their rifles for safe keeping to the Royal Ulster Constabulary at any stage in the past 17 years, indicating (a) whether the rifles were submitted voluntarily, (b) when they were submitted, (c) when they were returned, (d) whether licence fees were paid in respect of the rifles while in Royal Ulster Constabularly keeping and (e) when those rifles not yet returned will be returned;

(3) if he will list those air rifle clubs, or proposed clubs, which have had applications for certificates of authorisation refused at any stage in the past 16 years, indicating whether and when such refusals were ever revoked.

Mr. Scott

I shall reply to the hon. Gentleman as soon as possible.