8th July 2016 – Tory party leadership challenger Andrea Leadsom has told the Countryside Alliance she has “no plans to change the current regime” of firearms control in the UK.
5 July 2016 – A doctor reportedly tried to blackmail a shotgun certificate applicant into wrongly making payment for a medical report, according to the Countryside Alliance.
30 June 2016 – The Countryside Alliance has warned that despite Britain’s vote to leave the EU last week, the EU gun ban diktat may be foisted on us after all.
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.
14 March 2016 – Lord Faulks, a junior minister at the Ministry of Justice, confirmed to Parliament last week that the British State is firmly behind the EU Commission’s plan to ban modern sporting rifles from civilian ownership.
5 Feb 2016 – The Countryside Alliance and BASC have set up a website to let people lobby their MEPs over the EU gun ban.
Both of Britain’s largest shooting and countryside organisations have welcomed the Law Commission report which recommended the creation of new shooting-specific criminal offences.