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United Kingdom,Scotland

10 January 2007

Evening News (UK)

Shooting sports generate around £240 million a year for the Scottish economy, a report to be sent to Scottish ministers has claimed. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) surveyed 2000 companies and 14,000 directors across the UK to find out how the popularity of the sport has grown. The move was in response to attempts by Glasgow MSP Tommy Sheridan to have private ownership of airguns banned. BASC claims more than 8800 centres across... (

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