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BASC responds to Scottish Government’s announcement on deer management

Scotland’s Net Zero Secretary today announced the government’s climate change plans, including details on how these new measures will affect deer management in Scotland. The Scottish Government has stated they ‘will build on the current Cairngorms Deer Pilot to develop a national scheme which incentivises increased management and investment in the venison supply chain’. Peter… Read more »

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The BBC has today unveiled the members of its new trust, charged with ensuring the corporation delivers “public value” and does not squeeze competitors out of the market. Eight new members will join the chairman, Michael Grade, and three former BBC governors from November 1st in holding to account the new managerial board that will… Read more »

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