The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has been made aware that several firearms licensing departments that had previously stopped grant applications have revised their policy after criticism from BASC, press coverage and intervention by MPs. Licensing departments in North Yorkshire, Thames Valley, Kent and Northamptonshire had all previously announced that grant applications for… Read more »
Tony Juniper, chair of Natural England, had the opportunity to see first-hand the conservation efforts of wildfowling clubs when he visited the Lytham & District Wildfowling Association (LDWA). Accompanied by staff from the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), Tony took part in a conservation walk around the club’s land at the mouth of… Read more »
As Chancellor Rishi Sunak prepares to unveil his Budget and spending review this Wednesday, he appeared today on Sky’s “Trevor Phillips on Sunday” where he hailed government plans to “level up” regions with London. Speaking to Phillips, Sunak echoed calls that regional cities should enjoy the same transport links as London and has committed £7… Read more »
Excluded UK says it is ‘heartbreaking and very unjust’ that the chancellor continues to dispute the numbers.