Say NO to excessive firearms licensing fees

BASC is calling on all shooters in England, Wales and Scotland to object to Home Office proposals for a massive and unjustified hike in firearms licensing fees

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BASC Scotland challenges airgun licensing report

A report supporting legislation to introduce airgun licensing in Scotland has been challenged by the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).

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Scottish Gamekeepers gather for annual conference

More than 100 Gamekeepers will gather for one of the best and most prestigious events for gamekeepers in Scotland on 18 March. Hosted by Scone palace the event provides an annual update on changes in the law, a forum for debate on important gamekeeping issues in Scotland and a clay shooting competition.

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BASC calls on post-referendum Scottish Government to support the benefits of shooting

Following the independence referendum BASC Scotland has pledged to work with the Scottish Government to ensure shooting continues to be supported and encouraged. Shooting makes a positive and important contribution to Scotland and benefits the economy, tourism, conservation and the social landscape.

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Airgun licensing in Scotland

The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill was introduced on 15 May, grouping a proposed airgun licensing scheme for Scotland with alcohol licensing, scrap metal dealers and sexual entertainment venues. Use this briefing to find out more.

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Target pistol shooting petition – please sign and share

Please sign and share a petition calling on the government to amend the Firearms Acts to allow the ownership and use of .22 calibre rimfire pistols for competitive sporting purposes in England, Wales and Scotland. Even if you have no personal interest in ".22 pistol shooting", by signing the petition you can show your support for shooting in general and contribute to an act of solidarity which will set the scene for future challenges.

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