Small arms seizures

Iain Overton made this Freedom of Information request to Home Office

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Dear Home Office,

1. Can I ask, please, for year by year summary from 2005 - 2014 how
many small arms and light weapons have been seized by the the Home office?

2. Can you tell me how many of these small arms and light weapons were seized by your Border Patrol units (i.e. custom officials at ports and other locations)?

3. Who seized the other small arms and light weapons?

4. Can the total number please be broken down into weapon types (revolver, pistol,
single shot rifle, semi-automatic rifle, fully automatic rifle and
others).

5. Can the Brands of those guns seized also be specified if possible
(e.g. AK47. Block, H&K).

I would like this FOI to be prioritised in the order of this letter - as such if the financial limit would be exceed by answering 1-5 then please answer 1-4 or 1-3 or 1-2 etc. etc.

Thanking you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Iain Overton

Yours faithfully,

Iain Overton

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Dear Mr Overton,
 
Please find attached response to your recent FOI request.
 
Regards
 
 
Andy Woodgate
Knowledge and Information Management Unit
Performance and Risk Directorate
 
Home Office
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