Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Eric Pickles distances Tory party from rightwing training organisation | Politics | guardian.co.uk

"We are deeply disturbed that elements of the Conservative party are allying themselves with the organisation Young Britons' Foundation, whose aims include liberalisation of gun laws, and that senior Conservative figures are espousing the views of this disturbing group," said Gill Marshall Andrews, chairwoman of the Gun Control Network.

"Ordinary people in the UK are fearful of guns and do not want to see a return to the pre-Dunblane situation where pistol shooting was the 'fastest growing sport'. Then we were clearly heading along the American road, a road we fervently hope that the Conservatives will not take us down again."
Eric Pickles distances Tory party from rightwing training organisation | Politics | guardian.co.uk
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