HC Deb 10 February 1992 vol 203 c412W
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.