Following our article yesterday, today comes further evidence that metal detecting is driven by self-interest, not the public interest.

See here.

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At the same time, the National Council for Metal Detecting has sent “a letter of complaint” to the Government, asking for the same thing but adding the blatant confession that “The NCMD fully accepts that there are public health issues involved in any outdoor pursuit at this difficult time” – thereby further confirming the activity is driven by self-interest, not the public interest.

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