Rifle clubs have just over 24 hours left to formally object to the government’s plans to hike Home Office Approval fees by more than a thousand pounds.
22 Jan 2017 – Target shooting faces an existential threat from a planned £1,000 hike in Home Office Approval fees – and the NRA has said nothing about it after 10 days.
13 Jan 2017 – A new government consultation reveals that the Home Office wants to destroy the sport of target shooting by punishing rifle clubs with £1,000 increases in approval fees.
17 Oct 2016 – A Scottish Nationalist has said in Parliament that “people are still dying from gun use and gun ownership, and too often that is caused by licensed firearms”.
The House of Lords has published the latest amendments to the Policing and Crime Bill – including a number of firearms updates.
2 Aug 2016 – The kneejerk ban on most civilian target pistols in 1997 cost taxpayers almost nine figures, according to a Parliamentary statement made last week.
26 July 2016 – Vicky Ford MEP, the EU gun ban rapporteur in the EU Parliament, has written an open letter to the licensed firearms community setting out exactly what happened in the vote a fortnight ago.