"Blair to hold summit on gun crime"
-- The number of people injured by firearms in England and Wales has more than doubled since 1998
-- In 2005/2006, the number of gun murders fell by more than a third from 78 to 50
-- There were 11,084 recorded firearms crimes in 2005/2006 - up 0.12% on previous year
-- London, Greater Manchester and the West Midlands account for 54% of recorded incidents
Source: Home Office