New government statutory guidance for firearms licensing published today has failed to solve the issue of GP involvement, says BASC.
Read BASC’s response to the government’s statutory guidance on firearms licensing, which was published today.
GP participation in firearms licensing should be a legal obligation say the chairs of the British Shooting Sports Council and the APPG on Shooting and Conservation.
Read our letter to the Guardian on the subject of medical verification in firearms licensing, and the key issues that surround this.
Restrictions brought on by Covid-19 are likely to have a detrimental impact on grassroots shooting warns BASC, as new firearms applications fall during 2020-21.
The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), has warned that a significant drop in new entrants to the sport as a result of Covid-19 restrictions could impact the grassroots of shooting. The warning comes on the back of the publication of Home Office statistics Read more…
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