HC Deb 17 April 1989 vol 151 c22W
Mr. William Ross

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many letters he has received to date about the Firearms Act 1988(a) from when his proposals were first published until First Reading, (b) between First Reading and Royal Assent and (c) since Royal Assent until the latest available date.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

The information is not kept in the precise form requested but figures compiled on a monthly basis from September 1987, when I announced our proposals, to March 1989 are as follows:

September 819
October 904
November 962
December 407
January 907
February 653
March 373
April 173
May 131
June 113
July 54
August 77
September 50
October 105
November 55
December 36
January 89
February 120
March 78

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