15 March: John Major and Tony Blair visit Dunblane
21 March: Inquiry by Lord Cullen announced
28 April: 35 killed in Tasmania killing. Australian Government announces ban on 10 May.
1 August: Six Tory MPs on Home Affairs Select Committee vilified for refusing to recommend a ban.
3 October: Ann Pearston, Snowdrop campaigner, addresses Labour Party conference
9 October: John Major avoids commitment at Tory Party conference
15 October: Cabinet committee agrees to ban except for .22 weapons.Reuse content