29 April 2016 – Following UK Shooting News’ rough’n’ready analysis of the counties where police and crime commissioner elections can be affected by the shooting vote, here is the full data for each individual police area.
27 April 2016 – The Countryside Alliance has called on the government not to dither over accepting Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP’s shooting law amendments to the Policing and Crime Bill, which is currently before parliament.
27 April 2016 – A Scottish National Party MP has questioned whether firearm and shotgun certificate holders knew their personal information was used for mass surveillance purposes by the security services.
All UK-spec deactivated firearms will be rebranded “defectively deactivated” and it will be a crime to sell or give them away, if a UK law change to implement an EU diktat passes in its current form.
25 April 2016 – Low turnout figures and slim victory margins mean firearm and shotgun certificate holders could be a decisive voice in next month’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) elections.
22 April 2016 – Newly-tabled amendments to the Policing and Crime Bill will clarify the law around rifle clubs’ firearms, end the expanding ammo madness and streamline the process of lending rifles and shotguns.
21 April 2016 – The Countryside Alliance has revealed the full scale of inefficiency in firearms licensing departments nationwide after a series of Freedom of Information requests.