MPS Firearms licensing (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-10-22
Session date: 
October 22, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3573
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many firearms licenses were not approved by the MPS firearms licensing team in the last four years? Please breakdown the numbers by year.

Answer

Answer for MPS Firearms licensing (2)

Answer for MPS Firearms licensing (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Below are details of the number of license applications that were refused by the MPS for the last 4 financial years:

2010/2011 - 61

2011/2012 - 59

2012/2013 - 66

2013/2014 - 66

During the same period the following number of firearms certificates were revoked:

2010/2011 - 70

2011/2012 - 101

2012/2013 - 95

2013/2014 - 94