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Frank Field is writing up a poverty report for the government
Field to head govt poverty report

By politics.co.uk staff Rebel parliamentarian Frank Field has become the first Labour MP to accept a job with the Lib-Con coalition government. Mr Field, who has a long track record of rebelling against the former Labour government, will head up an independent review into UK poverty. The review will include analysis of how school life… Read more »

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Answer NRW’s call for evidence on wild bird licensing says BASC
Improvements to livestock worrying legislation welcome news for gamekeepers, says BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed the announcement that enclosed gamebirds are to be included within enhanced livestock worrying legislation in England and Wales. Listing enclosed gamebirds and increasing police powers for dealing with incidents of livestock worrying are just two parts of a wider Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill introduced… Read more »

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