HL Deb 18 May 1988 vol 497 c420WA
Lord Nugent of Guildford

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they have any proposals for an amnesty for firearms held illegally.

The Minister of State, Home Office (Earl Ferrers)

My right honourable friends the Secretaries of State for the Home Department and for Scotland propose that an amnesty be held for one month from 1st September this year. Planning is nearing completion; further details will be announced nearer the launch date.