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Fighting Fund delivers significant firearms certificate victory for member

BASC’s fighting fund, set up to fight the corner of members who have been victims of injustice, has successfully helped a member win costs against the police. The BASC member was awarded costs of £4,000 after a successful appeal against revocation of his certificate. BASC put Cheshire Constabulary on notice last year that costs would… Read more »

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Humanists UK comment on assisted dying report – positive but a missed opportunity

The Health and Social Care Committee’s report on assisted dying has been published today. Humanists UK has welcomed the evidence-based nature of the report, but expressed disappointment that the committee missed the opportunity to draw firm conclusions or recommend specific changes to the law. Although the report does not make any recommendations for or against legislative… Read more »

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Jacob Rees-Mogg says appointment of Esther McVey as ‘tsar for wokedom’ is ‘tokenistic flimflam’

Former cabinet minister Jacob Rees-Mogg has called Esther McVey’s appointment to the cabinet as a minister without portfolio “tokenistic”. It was reported by the Sun newspaper yesterday that McVey would return to the cabinet as Rishi Sunak‘s de facto “common sense tsar”. Downing Street later confirmed the appointment. McVey has previously served as the secretary… Read more »