Mike Cox is Licensing Manager for the Avon and Somerset Police Force. Paul Pettengale speaks to him about the pressures on his staff and the shotgun licence application process
Stuart Farr answers questions on shotgun licenses and who they are affected by moving house
Shooting chiefs have hit out at police cost-cutting, after gun licence applicants were forced to foot the bill for their own medical reports.
Plans to make shotgun owners prove ‘good reason’ in licence applications and to tag their medical records have been ditched, but licence fees might be hiked, after the government’s probe into gun laws.