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Official Report, Local Government and Regeneration Committee, 13 May 2015

Michael Matheson has identified an error in his contribution and provided the following correction.

The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson):

At col 13, paragraph 5—

Original text—

They were caused by air weapons.

Corrected text—

The quoted statistic referred to injuries caused by all categories of firearm, including but not limited to air weapons.


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