302. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if she will provide by year the number of handguns recovered by an Garda Síochána during the years 2004 to date in 2015 which had been used in the commission of a crime and which had previously been recorded on PULSE as a licensed firearm; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3562/15]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I have asked the Garda Commissioner for a report in relation to the matter and will write to the Deputy as soon as I have further information.