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Answer NRW’s call for evidence on wild bird licensing says BASC
Improvements to livestock worrying legislation welcome news for gamekeepers, says BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed the announcement that enclosed gamebirds are to be included within enhanced livestock worrying legislation in England and Wales. Listing enclosed gamebirds and increasing police powers for dealing with incidents of livestock worrying are just two parts of a wider Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill introduced… Read more »

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Heathrow, where Zac Goldsmith opposes expansion plans
Zac Goldsmith threat to quit

By Richard Chidwick Zac Goldsmith has threatened to quit as an MP before he is even elected. The Conservative candidate for Richmond says he would force a by-election if his campaign promises are not fulfilled. Mr Goldmsith, who ran the Ecologist magazine, said he will resign as an MP, if elected, if David Cameron performs… Read more »

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Primark's rock bottom prices have proved popular on British high streets.
Cameron claims victory with Primark kid bras

By politics.co.uk staff David Cameron’s battle against the ‘sexualisation of childhood’ appears to have secured an early victory despite the Tories not being in office, with the news Primark are removing padded bras for seven-year-old girls from the shelves. The high street giant, which previously found itself in trouble for the use of sweat shops… Read more »