I’ve been waiting for my firearms certificate to arrive for months now, with no joy. Is there anything I can do to speed the process along? I don’t want to irritate my firearms department and see myself put on a black list, but waiting doesn’t seem to be doing much good.
An advisory panel aiming to improve cooperation and communication between police firearms teams and shooting organisations has been set up by the Metropolitan Police. The Independent Advisory Group (IAG) of the Met’s firearms enquiry team will meet every six months…
Northern Ireland has agreed a new system for firearms licence fees. A figure of £98 pounds has been agreed between BASC, the department of justice, and the police. A variation will cost £30 – far less than the £89 originally…
Former BASC and BDS man David Kenyon is running for a top police job in Avon and Somerset
The Association of Chief Police Officers has advised police forces to up their activity concerning firearms controls and begin calling on firearms owners unannounced.
Lincolnshire police is to outsource its firearms licensing process to the private sector.
A paper from the Association of Chief Police Officers’ Firearms and Explosives Licensing Working Group (ACPO FELWG) has proposed increasing the cost of obtaining a shotgun or firearm certificate from £50 to £93.80.