Meeting for Horden family

Members of the family of the Horden shootings victims are meeting with a Minister from the Home Office in London to discuss gun laws.

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Horden gun control campaign: Home Office statement

The Home Office has issued the following statement to ITV News In response to the campaign launched by Bobby Turnbull for tighter security around granting gun licenses.

"...paying particularly close attention to ensuring intelligence about domestic violence is fully taken into account when police consider firearms licence applications".

– Home Office statement

They have also confirmed that they are considering raising firearms fees and say that changing the guidance around gun control should be completed by the end of this year.


Family of Horden shootings victims in London for meeting

A County Durham man whose mother, sister and aunt were shot dead, is meeting a minister today to discuss gun laws.

Susan McGoldrick, Alison Turnbull and her daughter Tanya Turnbull were killed at a house in Horden on New Year's Day last year.

Michael Atheron, who went on to shoot himself, had legally owned guns despite a history of domestic violence.

Bobby Turnbull is meeting the Home Office Minister Damian Green this afternoon to discuss plans to tighten gun laws.

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