Firearms: Licensing:Written question - 238611

Q
(North West Norfolk)
Asked on: 29 March 2019
Home Office
Firearms: Licensing
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what (a) steps he has taken and (b) resources he has allocated to open a public consultation on statutory firearms licensing guidance by July 2019.
A
Answered by: Mr Nick Hurd
Answered on: 05 April 2019

The Government intends to launch a public consultation on the introduction of statutory guidance to the police on firearms licensing before summer re-cess. The statutory guidance will be issued after conclusion of the consulta-tion, and will be informed by it.
The consultation will be open to the public, including representatives of the shooting community. The Home Office will absorb the costs of the consultation as part of its responsibility for firearms licensing policy.

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