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Firearms licensing failures impeding shooting sector

The failure of firearms licensing departments to prioritise resources is having a significant impact on participation in shooting sports and on the gun trade in England and Wales. Dozens of firearms licensing departments across the two countries are beset with significant delays and backlogs. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), the UK’s largest… Read more »

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Thousands get to learn ‘moor’ at UK’s largest annual upland education event

The shooting community and local gamekeepers successfully delivered Let’s Learn Moor 2022, showcasing the benefits of sustainable grouse moor management alongside key partner organisations. Three thousand children from schools across the North of England have had a chance to ‘rescue’ their teachers with the help of mountain rescue teams, solve rural crimes with the police and… Read more »

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Activists say the UK's extradition treaty with the US is lopsided
Extradition review announcement expected

By Peter Wozniak and Ian Dunt Full details of the Home Office’s review into Britain’s extradition arrangements with the EU and the US will be announced soon, the Home Office has confirmed. The announcement is expected soon, but is unlikely to come any earlier than late next week. It will set out the terms of… Read more »

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The fraudster was a House of Commons official
Commons official pleads guilty to forging MPs’ signatures

by Peter Wozniak A former House of Commons employee has pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud. Andrew Gibson, formerly an enquiry officer at the Fees Office, was alleged to be claiming money using the falsified signatures of MP’s who had already left the House, in order to pay off a debt to Toni Pomfret,… Read more »