HC Deb 16 January 1997 vol 288 c325W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many weapons prohibited under the terms of the Firearms (Amendment) Bill have been exported since the publication of the Bill. [11217]

Mr. Nelson

The information requested is not available from the United Kingdom overseas trade statistics because the system of classification under which trade is recorded does not separately identify the relevant categories of weapons. Export licencing procedures cannot provide the information since the Department does not hold details of deliveries against licences.

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