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United Kingdom

10 January 2008

Press Association (UK)

Home Secretary Jacqui Smith met with the parents of murdered schoolboy Rhys Jones after announcing plans to toughen restrictions on deactivated firearms. The private meeting with Stephen and Melanie Jones took place during a visit to Merseyside, where the 11-year-old was shot dead last August in a crime which remains unsolved. The Conservatives said the planned crackdown on deactivated weapons would have only a tiny effect on gun crime. There are an estimated 120,000... (

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