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S5W-14557: Liam Kerr (North East Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 9 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many licence applications under the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 have been (a) awarded, also broken down by how many were subsequently revoked, and (b) refused.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 7 March 2018

Police Scotland have confirmed that.

From the 31 December 2016 until 22 February 2018:

  • the number of air weapon owners that have been granted a certificate is 20409
  • the number of air weapon owners that have had their certificate revoked is 42
  • the number of air weapons licence applications refused is 205