From 01/01/2014 to 05/04/2017 the total of recovered weapons broken down by month.
From 01/01/2014 to 05/04/2017 The total of the type of weapon recovered .
Please find attached our response and accept my sincere apologies for the fact that I have been advised that data is only held since 01 April 2015 and therefore this is the closest data that we hold to your request.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.