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United Kingdom

21 May 2010

Financial Times Magazine (UK)

One target that the outgoing Labour government did not set itself was to increase the number of privately owned firearms. Yet at 138,000, the number of firearm certificates currently held by the British public is higher than at any point since the mid-1990s, following an 8 per cent increase in 2008/09. The number of weapons covered – a certificate can cover more than one firearm – is also at a new high, of more than 430,000. This equates to one gun for every 100... (

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