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1 May 2011

Daily Mail (UK)

Police will question the former partners of gun licence applicants about their mental stability under a proposed tightening of the law. Former wives, girlfriends, husbands and boyfriends will be asked if the applicant has ever displayed violent traits or personality flaws. If they say yes, officers will use their answers as grounds to reject the licence bid. The move comes in response to last year's horrific killing spree in Cumbria by taxi driver Derrick Bird, 52,... (

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