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Airgun licensing plans in Scotland fail to secure all-party support

Posted on Apr 24, 2015

A Bill containing plans to license airguns in Scotland has failed to secure support from all parties in the Scottish Parliament because of...

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Greater Manchester Police to carry out firearms licensing review

Posted on Apr 24, 2015

BASC has been informed of Greater Manchester Police’s intention to carry out a firearms licensing review but at this time has no specific...

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BASC attending Gwent Police firearms licensing open day

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

BASC will support Gwent Police at a firearms licensing open day at the force’s headquarters later this month. The drop-in session is...

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Long delays in Scottish firearms licensing are unacceptable

Posted on Apr 22, 2015

Delays of up to nine months in processing firearms licence applications and renewals by Police Scotland have been described as unacceptable by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). Applications for the grant and renewal of firearm and shotgun licences should be processed within a few weeks but a backlog is building up in Scotland.

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BASC Scotland requests missing crime figures before airgun licensing debate

Posted on Apr 21, 2015

BASC has submitted a Freedom of Information request to the Scottish Government for missing crime statistics which are crucial to the debate on airgun licensing.

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