§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give for each police force in Scotland the number of armed assaults for each year since 1980.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
[holding answer 7 February 1992]: Information on assaults involving weapons other than firearms is not collected centrally. The number of assaults in which a firearm was alleged to have been used by police force area is given in the following table.