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Firearms: Licensing

Question for Home Office

UIN HL5841, tabled on 23 February 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the number of firearms legally held in people's homes as opposed to being held for their owners by gun clubs.

Answered on

9 March 2018

All firearms held in a person’s home must be licensed to the satisfaction of the police. In addition, shooting clubs need to be approved from the Home Office to show that they meet the criteria for Home Office approved shooting clubs.

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Home Office