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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Firearms: Licensing more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the estimated net cost to the public purse in England is of gun licensing and certification. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield South East remove filter
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Mr Clive Betts more like this
star this property uin 134807 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring an efficient and effective firearms licensing system and to achieving full cost recovery for the police and Home Office.</p><p> </p><p>Fees for firearm and shotgun licences issued by the police were last increased in 2015 and were calculated with a view to enabling police forces to achieve full cost recovery. These fees are currently being reviewed to assess any changes in police costs.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office administers applications for firearms licences made by museums with gun collections, approved shooting clubs, and dealers wishing to possess prohibited firearms. The Policing and Crime Act 2017 created a power to charge new fees for these licences. We sought views on proposals for new fees in a public consultation in 2017. Alongside the consultation, we published an impact assessment, which set out the estimated net costs of the system. We received around 5,000 responses to the consultation, which we have considered carefully. We undertook to review the proposed level of fees before they were finalised and officials are currently in discussion with groups representing licensed firearms holders. A Government response will be published shortly.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 134808 more like this
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less than 2018-04-16T10:32:15.863Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-16T10:32:15.863Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Clive Betts more like this
873694
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Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 1 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
star this property hansard heading Firearms: Licensing more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her policy is on ensuring that the costs to the public purse of gun licensing and certification are covered by the fees charged to the public for those licenses and certificates. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield South East remove filter
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Mr Clive Betts more like this
star this property uin 134808 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring an efficient and effective firearms licensing system and to achieving full cost recovery for the police and Home Office.</p><p> </p><p>Fees for firearm and shotgun licences issued by the police were last increased in 2015 and were calculated with a view to enabling police forces to achieve full cost recovery. These fees are currently being reviewed to assess any changes in police costs.</p><p> </p><p>The Home Office administers applications for firearms licences made by museums with gun collections, approved shooting clubs, and dealers wishing to possess prohibited firearms. The Policing and Crime Act 2017 created a power to charge new fees for these licences. We sought views on proposals for new fees in a public consultation in 2017. Alongside the consultation, we published an impact assessment, which set out the estimated net costs of the system. We received around 5,000 responses to the consultation, which we have considered carefully. We undertook to review the proposed level of fees before they were finalised and officials are currently in discussion with groups representing licensed firearms holders. A Government response will be published shortly.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Mr Nick Hurd more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 134807 more like this
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less than 2018-04-16T10:32:15.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-16T10:32:15.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Nick Hurd more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Clive Betts more like this