New HSE lead ammunition consultation

New HSE lead ammunition consultation

A new 60 day consultation



UK REACH have opened another consultation on the use of Lead ammunition.

It is of vital importance that shooters come together and protect our sport from further legislation.

There are currently no viable alternatives for rimfire and airgun ammunition 

A link to submit your comments is provided below


Basic information can be provided in the survey below. More detailed information should be provided in document(s) which can be submitted as attachments at the end of this article

The restriction opinion will take into account all comments which apply to the  socioeconomic information presented in the draft opinion. After the end of the restriction process HSE will publish lists of the comments that stakeholders submitted during the first and second public consultations, together with responses to those comments.  It will be helpful if you can provide a “public” non-confidential version of your information to make it clear which of your information we can publish in the response to comments documents. If you also want to provide confidential information in your submission, please additionally complete a “confidential version” and submit both versions as attachments. We will take account of both non-confidential and confidential information in the restriction opinion.

When responding to this survey, please provide as much information and evidence as you can.

If you need assistance to complete this survey, please use the general comments section to indicate what information you are willing to share and tick that you are willing to be contacted by HSE.

By submitting information as part of this public consultation, you agree that any data provided (excluding your personal details) can be shared with the Environment Agency under obligations under Article 2B, our independent scientific advisers and the appropriate authorities (i.e., Defra, the Welsh and Scottish Governments).

The public consultation lasts for 60 days and closes at 23:59 London time (BST) on 10 December 2023.

Please fill in this consultation form before the 10th of December

27th October 2023

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