Letter from Mr David Penn, Imperial War
Museum to the Clerk of the Committee
INQUIRY INTO CONTROLS OVER FIREARMS
I am replying to your call for written evidence
on behalf of my Director General, Mr Robert Crawford.
The Imperial War Museum holds the National Collection
of Modern Firearms, which provides a significant resource for
Should the Committee's deliberations include
the collection and study of firearms, it is this Museum's hope
that they would not result in proposals which, if translated into
law, would impinge disadvantageously on the legitimate activities
of duly licensed Museums or of researchers and collectors.
D J Penn FSA
Keeper of the Department of Exhibits and Firearms
4 August 1999