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Firearms licensing regulations in Scotland

Inquiry

Firearms licensing regulations in Scotland

The Committee will be inquiring into firearms licensing regulations and their impact in Scotland.  We want to hear about whether current arrangements around firearms licenses are appropriate, or whether changes to those arrangements (including legislation) should be made.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Thursday 13 October 2022.

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Past events

Monday 19 December 2022
2:30pm Private
Private meeting 19 December 2022
Room 16, Palace of Westminster
Monday 21 November 2022
3:00pm Public
Firearms licensing regulations in Scotland - Oral evidence 21 November 2022
3:00pm
  • Rt Hon Chris Philp MP (Minister of State (Minister for Crime, Policing and Fire) at Home Office)
  • Nick Hunt (Head of Firearms Policy Unit at Home Office)
Room 6, Palace of Westminster
Monday 31 October 2022
2:45pm Public
Firearms licensing regulations in Scotland - Oral evidence 31 October 2022
2:45pm
  • Superintendent Steven Duncan (Head of National Firearms and Explosives Licensing at Police Scotland)
  • Assistant Chief Constable Alan Speirs (Strategic Firearms Commander at Police Scotland)
3:45pm
  • Keith Brown MSP (Cabinet Secretary for Justice at Scottish Government)
  • Paul Allen (Team Leader for Building Safer Communities, Safer Communities Directorate at Scottish Government)
  • Jamie MacQueen (Solicitor, Equalities and Criminal Justice Directorate, Legal Directorate at Scottish Government)
Room 15, Palace of Westminster
Monday 24 October 2022
3:00pm Private
3:30pm Public
Firearms licensing regulations in Scotland - Oral evidence 24 October 2022
3:30pm
  • Dr Michael North (Founder Member at Gun Control Network)
4:35pm
  • Fraser Lamb (Firearms Licensing Adviser at Scottish Association for Country Sports)
  • Dr Colin Shedden (Director Scotland at British Association for Shooting and Conservation)
4:10pm
  • Gordon Matheson (Pastor of Sleat & Strath at Free Church of Scotland)
Room 16, Palace of Westminster

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