HC Deb 08 July 2002 vol 388 c734W
22. Mr. Llwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many reported incidents involving the use of CS spray by police officers in England and Wales there were in(a) 1996, (b) 1997, (c) 1998, (d) 2000 and (e) 2001; and if he will make a statement. [64768]

Mr. Denham

I regret that this information is not available for the majority of police forces in England and Wales. The Association of Chief Police Officers is considering what arrangements should be made to ensure that national statistics are available in future.