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United Kingdom

10 January 2003

Reuters

Britain's soaring gun crime will be the focus of a meeting of ministers, police, customs officials and lawyers on Friday hosted by Home Secretary David Blunkett. The high-profile gathering at the Home Office comes a day after the government revealed that crimes involving firearms rose by 35 percent last year. "We are determined to ensure that we are doing everything possible to stop gun violence, and Friday's meeting is an important part of that," Blunkett said in a... (GunPolicy.org)

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