Environment Secretary George Eustice MP praised the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) for its role in protecting the British countryside during the Conservative Conference in Manchester. Speaking at a rural reception hosted by BASC and the Angling Trust, Mr Eustice highlighted the conservation that takes place as a direct result of shooting…. Read more »
BASC is asking members and the wider shooting community to respond to a firearms licensing survey, despite describing it as a ‘red-herring’. The survey, coordinated by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) on the back of the Plymouth shooting incident, is seeking views on firearms licensing in England and Wales. Questions within the… Read more »
The Liberal Democrat spring conference was the scene of a dramatic resignation today, when Jo Shaw told delegates she would quit the party from the podium.
Civil liberties campaigners branded it a “dark night for British justice” this evening, after MPs defeat attempts to water-down the secret courts bill.