HC Deb 07 July 1986 vol 101 c62W
Mr. Frank Field

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what has been the change in real terms between 1979 and 1986 in (a) the cost of a firearms certificate, (b) the revenue derived from firearms certificates and (c) the cost of administering the firearms certificate system; how many certificates were issued in 1979 and in the last period of 12 months for which figures are available, respectively; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Giles Shaw

I will reply as soon as possible.