Crack down on gun and knife crime and ease restrictions on licence holders.
Regardless of the ban on handguns and semi automatic rifles in 1988, for 2015 over 40% of firearms offences were committed with a handgun. Any number of firearms offences is unacceptable, however, why is the government punishing the legally abiding citizens by restricting those with licences?
House of Commons Library "Firearms Crime Statistics: England & Wales" http://www.parliament.uk/commons-library
Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales financial year ending March 2015 National Statistics https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/firearm-and-shotgun-certificates-in-england-and-wales-financial-year-ending-march-2015/firearm-and-shotgun-certificates-in-england-and-wales-financial-year-ending-march-2015
Offences involving the use of weapons - ONS February 2016
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