The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has launched a white paper entitled ‘Extending the duration of firearm and shotgun certificates’, calling for the introduction of 10-year certificates. The paper was launched at a meeting of the All Party…
The number of firearm and shotgun certificates on issue has risen again, continuing a steady rise that has taken place since 2002.
Firearm and shotgun licence fee increases are in the news again, but BASC has warned that the fee must be set on the basis of sound evidence
Shooters are too quick to assume the worst when licensing issues hit the national press, says James Marchington
Firearm and shotgun applications will now be made using the same form, the government’s Office of Public Sector Information has announced.
The Association of Chief Police Officers has made renewed calls to increase the cost of shotgun and firearms licences, with an 88% rise looking possible. ACPO’s Andy Marsh said he wanted to see licence fees rise to £94, to combat…