offensive weapons bill

Simon West on protecting shooting

There’s something about our industry that seems to attract government consultations, writes Simon West, head of The Gun Trade Association in the first of his new monthly columns for GTN. This new one is titled ‘Firearms Safety’, something we can

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Public Consultation for .50 cal Amendment

The government has decided to proceed with an amendment to remove the ban on high-energy rifles (most significantly .50 cals) from the Offensive Weapons Bill, and will now pass it to the House of Lords for consideration. The amendment passed

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MP’s On Our Side

Ministers say they’re ‘listening’ on key issues, from fifty-cals to Commonwealth Games – but will it make a difference? Shooting stands a chance of scoring two major political victories on both the Commonwealth Games 2022 and the Offensive Weapons Bill,

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