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20 December 2010

Telegraph (UK)

Criminals who escape with suspended sentences should not be allowed to keep firearms licence, MPs have suggested. The Commons' Home Affairs Committee also urged ministers to simplify the minimum age when children can legally fire guns. It warned that current laws controlling the use of guns are "complex and confused". The committee started its inquiry after Derrick Bird ran amok with a legally-held gun in Cumbria in June, killing 12 and injuring a further 11... (

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