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Lead ammunition call for evidence launches

BASC will be responding to a call for evidence launched by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on lead ammunition. The call for evidence forms part of a government review into the impact of lead ammunition on the environment, wildlife and people. The HSE’s call for evidence, launched this week, is one of a series… Read more »

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Union leaders will be meeting with Gordon Brown at Chequers today.
‘No love in’ as unions meet with PM

By Liz Stephens The prime minister will meet with trade union leaders for lunch in Chequers today ahead of next week’s TUC conference and the forthcoming Labour party conference. The meeting, which would be, according to one Downing Street source, “no love-in”, takes place in an atmosphere of fear over potential public sector cuts and… Read more »

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President Obama: 'Dissappointed' at Megrahi decision
Obama expresses ‘disappointment’ at Megrahi release

By politics.co.uk staff President Obama used his phone call with Gordon Brown yesterday to express his “disappointment” at the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi. The comments were not repeated by Downing Street, who insisted the call had focused on the ‘special relationship’. However, a London spokesman did confirm the subject “came up” after… Read more »