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Two thousand schoolchildren ‘learn moor’

More than 2,000 schoolchildren were treated to an upland educational experience during this year’s Let’s Learn Moor events. Talks and interactive presentations were provided by those who live and work in the uplands including gamekeepers, farmers, conservationists, local organisations and the emergency services. Now in its fifth year the project continues to offer local schools… Read more »

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Government trophy hunting inquiry a win for conservation, says BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has described the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee inquiry into the Government’s Animals Abroad Bill as a ‘win for conservation’. The EFRA Select Committee’s inquiry announced today (2 July) that they will look at the government’s proposals on so-called ‘trophy hunting’ and whether the… Read more »

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Davis: A terrible formula for government
Davis on the attack

By Ian Dunt David Davis has launched a surprise attack on the policies of the coalition government. Speaking on the World at One Mr Davis said the scheme under which parliament can be dissolved with the votes of 55% of MPs was a “very serious mistake”. “The consequence, in the extreme, is you could have… Read more »

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Cameron and Clegg's Cabinet in full
Lib-Con: The Cabinet in full

Here is the full list of attendees at Britain’s first coalition government in living memory: The Lib Dems have five seats in Cabinet – including Nick Clegg as deputy PM. – – – – – – – Prime minister: David Cameron Deputy prime minister: Nick Clegg (LD) First secretary of state and foreign secretary: William… Read more »