They currently have a backlog of firearms licence applications that is sitting at roughly 3,000 applications and rising.
Read our statement in response to launch of a new digital marker for firearm and shotgun certificate holders’ medical notes.
Eighteen police forces are taking more than 100 days to turn around applications.
Read our stance on the lead ammunition restriction proposals in England, Wales and Scotland, plus guidance on having your say through the public consultation.
A BASC Freedom of Information request to Devon and Cornwall police has revealed that the firearms licensing department is currently revoking shotgun and firearms certificates at nine-times the rate of the last 13 years.
The Home Office has begun tendering for a new system to replace the National Firearms Licence Management System in England and Wales.