Chris Williamson: Ban people from having guns at home

Posted On: 
29th October 2014

Chris Williamson called for a 'fit and proper person' test for anyone wishing to buy a firearm, and a ban on the private possession of guns in people's homes.

“This is yet another shocking, appalling and incredibly distressing case involving firearms, [a pensioner was today found guilty of shooting dead his partner and her daughter] I think it is now long overdue that a ban should be imposed on the private possession in people’s own homes. I have called on the Home Secretary to introduce such a ban. What I would like to see is an annual medical test to determine whether someone is a fit and proper person to have a firearm, and a public register of everybody wh...