The Home Office has written to BASC to announce that the consultation on firearms licensing statutory guidance, including medical involvement, will be launched shortly.
Figures released today are "positive news for shooting".
New licences went live on Friday, 14 June 2019.
BASC chief executive Ian Bell met Michael Gove ahead of announcement.
We received 3,956 membership telephone enquiries and 844 requests for advice to our firearms team during March - just part of the work we do.
BASC is seeking a meeting with the new chair of Natural England to emphasise how sustainable shooting can enhance the environment.
Organisations announce new deal to promote game meat and high standards.
BASC and other shooting organisations have welcomed amendments tabled by the government to the Offensive Weapons Bill.
Association appalled by what is portrayed in latest picture.