Results 1–20 of 5158 for firearms

Scottish Parliament: Violence Reduction (20 Sep 2018)

Maurice Corry: ...that. The fall in police numbers also means that the threat of gang crime will become harder to target. The rise in the number of gangs has become alarming, because of their increased use of firearms and violence. Therefore, we need more community police officers in our communities, where local knowledge is paramount. That relates to the point that I made to the cabinet secretary. Violence...

Written Answers — Home Office: Firearms: Licensing (13 Sep 2018)

Victoria Prentis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the timescale and expected completion date are for his Department’s work to introduce statutory guidance under section 55A of the Firearms Act 1968.

Written Answers — Home Office: Offensive Weapons: Crime (13 Sep 2018)

Baroness Williams of Trafford: ...68 bids on 2 August.A new £3.6m National County Lines Co-ordination Centre to tackle violent and exploitative criminal activity associated with county lines.A new Offensive Weapons Bill to strengthen legislation on firearms, knives and corrosive substances. We have also established a Serious Violence Taskforce, chaired by the Home Secretary, to oversee delivery of the strategy and...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Exiting the European Union: EU Exit (13 Sep 2018)

Dominic Raab: ...under the mutual recognition principle if there’s no Brexit deal. Travelling in the Common Travel Area and the associated rights of British and Irish citizens if there’s no Brexit deal. Travelling to the EU with a UK passport if there’s no Brexit deal. Travelling with a European Firearms Pass if there’s no Brexit deal. Upholding environmental standards if...

Scottish Parliament: Suicide Prevention (12 Sep 2018)

Emma Harper: ...in Scottish agriculture. To date, it has helped many farmers, crofters and agricultural workers, who might also experience symptoms of poor mental health. RSABI has engaged with Police Scotland and has worked with firearms licence officers, who have agreed to provide RSABI contact information when they carry out firearms checks, which is important. Of the 680 Scots who took their own lives...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Controls on purchase or acquisition of shotgun ammunition (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...but again—I feel sorry to point this out—those who know about these things believe the wording to be technically defective. The relevant certificate would be a shotgun certificate rather than a firearm certificate, for example. On the substance, we believe that the new clause is unnecessary, because legislation already contains an appropriate level of control on shotgun...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Possession of component parts of ammunition with intent to manufacture (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: I am not saying this critically, but we can only vote on the clause we have before us. On the substantive point, we are looking at these issues in the context of antique firearms. The Government intend to introduce regulations later this year. On that basis, unless there is anything else, I ask the hon. Lady to withdraw the clause.

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Report on Section 9 of the Firearms Act 1968 (11 Sep 2018)

Report on Section 9 of the Firearms Act 1968

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Controls on miniature rifles and ammunition (11 Sep 2018)

“(1) The Firearms Act 1968 is amended as follows. (2) Omit subsection (4) of section 11 (Sports, athletics and other approved activities).’— This new clause would amend the Firearms Act 1968 to prevent persons being able to acquire an unlimited number of .22 rifles and ammunition without background checks or making the police aware.

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Prohibition of air weapons on private land for those under the age of 18 (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...could possess air weapons in only two circumstances, namely if they shoot either as a member of an approved target shooting club or at a shooting gallery, such as at a fairground, where the only firearms used are air weapons and miniature rifles not exceeding .23 inch calibre. I listened with great care to what the hon. Lady said. I am also conscious of the fact that the review has...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Offence of threatening with a non-corrosive substance (11 Sep 2018)

...’ Council yesterday.” The police should have the tools to deal with such incidents and the new clause provides those powers. There is precedent for a measure along those lines. Section 16A of the Firearms Act 1968 makes it an offence for a person to possess an imitation firearm with the intent to cause another to believe that unlawful violence will be used against them. We are...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Surrender of prohibited firearms etc (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: Clause 31 makes provision for those who currently hold firearms that will become prohibited to hand in those weapons and ancillary equipment to designated police stations. Detailed guidance on how owners surrender firearms and equipment will be published alongside compensation regulations, which will be laid following Royal Assent. We are working at the moment on the premise of a three-month...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Payments in respect of surrendered firearms other than bump stocks (11 Sep 2018)

Payments in respect of surrendered firearms other than bump stocks

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Payments in respect of prohibited firearms which are bump stocks (11 Sep 2018)

Payments in respect of prohibited firearms which are bump stocks

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Interpretation of sections 28 to 34 (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...of sections 28 to 34 of the Act. In respect of section 28, or in sections 31 to 34 as they apply in relation to England and Wales and Scotland, any expression used and which is defined in the Firearms Act 1968 has the same meaning as in that Act. In respect of section 29, or in sections 31 to 34 as they apply in relation to Northern Ireland, any expression used and which is defined in the...

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: short title (11 Sep 2018)

Victoria Atkins: ...involving offensive weapons. The Bill is not a general Bill about violent crime or crime more generally. It is limited to the criminal use of weapons such as knives, corrosive substances and firearms.

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Prohibition of certain firearms etc: England and Wales and Scotland (11 Sep 2018)

Prohibition of certain firearms etc: England and Wales and Scotland

Public Bill Committee: Offensive Weapons Bill: Prohibition of certain firearms etc: Northern Ireland (11 Sep 2018)

Prohibition of certain firearms etc: Northern Ireland


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.