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BASC respond to the England Deer Strategy

Following the publication of the England Deer Management Strategy, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) head of deer management Martin Edwards said: “The government’s commitment to tackling the growing deer population in the UK is commendable. However, it will only succeed if it has the support of every deer manager, the majority of… Read more »

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Northern Ireland Police Service declares Firearms and Explosives Branch “critical incident”

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has declared a “critical incident” due to protracted backlogs of applications within its firearms licensing department.  A critical incident is defined as “Any incident where the effectiveness of the police response is likely to have a significant impact on the confidence of the victim, their family or the community”. The… Read more »

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Johnson under pressure over growing calls for energy windfall tax

Keir Starmer took Boris Johnson to task over resisting growing calls for a windfall tax in the first Prime Minister’s Questions of the new parliamentary session. Labour’s leader repeatedly asked Johnson why the government was doing the “hokey cokey” on a one-off tax on energy companies to ease the pressures of the cost-of-living crisis for… Read more »

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Political Agenda – Adrian Ramsay

The 2022 local elections are just under a week away, and political parties across the UK are making their case to voters against the backdrop of the cost of living crisis and the fallout from Partygate. Adrian Ramsay, who co-leads the Greens with Carla Denyer, is hoping his Party can provide fresh answers to the… Read more »