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United Kingdom,Scotland

17 January 2008

Scotsman (Edinburgh)

Scotland is to host a UK-wide summit on reforming the law on firearms including air guns. Kenny MacAskill, the justice secretary, yesterday wrote to Jacqui Smith, the Home Secretary, inviting her to join Alex Salmond, the First Minister, and himself, in hosting the event. The summit is being welcomed by gun control campaigners, police organisations, and rural and shooting groups. Attempts to allow firearms legislation, particularly concerning air guns, to be devolved... (

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