HC Deb 10 March 1986 vol 93 c329W
Mr. Tony Lloyd

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his authority has been sought for the overt carriage of submachine guns by police officers (a) at Manchester international airport and (b) at any other airport other than Heathrow; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Giles Shaw

No. The decision in relation to Manchester international airport is one for the chief constable of Greater Manchester.