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20 December 2010

BBC News

Gun laws are a "complex and confused" mess and tighter controls on firearms licences are required, MPs have said. Replacing 34 laws applying to England and Wales with one system to cover all firearms could help cut gun crime, the Home Affairs Committee reports. The review, launched after Derrick Bird shot dead 12 people in Cumbria in June, recommends criminals given suspended sentences be stripped of gun licences. Campaigners say other recommendations would punish... (

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