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Firearms licensing service improved after criticism

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has been made aware that several firearms licensing departments that had previously stopped grant applications have revised their policy after criticism from BASC, press coverage and intervention by MPs. Licensing departments in North Yorkshire, Thames Valley, Kent and Northamptonshire had all previously announced that grant applications for… Read more »

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Morgan hospitalised as Plaid agree deal

Talks on the new Welsh government have been delayed while first minister Rhodri Morgan is treated in hospital. Rhodri Morgan was admitted to Llandough Hospital yesterday suffering from stomach problems. His spokesman confirmed he would be given a heart test today. The Labour first minister had been due to discuss the make-up of his Cabinet… Read more »

Wales set for coalition rule?
Labour to vote on Plaid power-sharing

Welsh Labour will today vote on whether to form a coalition with Plaid Cymru. First minister Rhodri Morgan has been accused of risking political “suicide” over the issue and admits he will have to quit if he loses. However, he argues the power sharing deal, developed as One Wales, will allow Labour to carry out… Read more »