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Rifle Clubs (Ammunition)

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 22 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Supply whether he is aware that the Edinburgh and Midlothian Association of Miniature Rifle Clubs has recently suffered a 50 per cent. reduction in the supply of.22 ammunition, which is seriously impeding the activities of clubs in the district; and whether, in view of the desirability of encouraging this form of recreation, he will take steps to increase the supply of small bore ammunition to the association.

The National Small Bore Rifle Association have recently received additional supplies of.22 ammunition. The manufacturers expect to be able to maintain for the rest of the year a rate of supply broadly sufficient to meet the stated requirements of the National Association for the use of the rifle clubs.