The public inquiry into the shootings at Dunblane Primary School on 13 March 1996 : the government response

This report sets out the government response to the findings and recommendations of the Cullen Inquiry following the shootings at Dunblane Primary School by Thomas Hamilton on 13 March 1996. Comment is made on: recommendations on the certification system relating to Section 1 firearms; police powers and the legal responsibilities of licensed gun or firearms clubs; restriction of the availability of Section 1 firearms and amendment of existing firearms legislation accordingly.

Recommendations are also made regarding the improvement of school security strategies and the vetting and supervision of adults who work with children and young adults.

Author: 
Her Majesty's Govenment
Publisher: 
The Stationery Office
Published: 
1996
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