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Minister ‘appalled’ by widespread gamekeeper abuse  

A Scottish Government Minister has condemned “the abuse and unfair harassment” of gamekeepers and their families in Scotland, after research commissioned by the Scottish government showed that almost two thirds had experienced abusive behaviour. In a letter to the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), the newly appointed Minister for Rural Affairs and the… Read more »

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BASC clarifies advice on shooting during lockdown

BASC is advising members that, in light of government providing greater clarity on the new Covid regulations in England, activities such as wildfowling, deer stalking and rough shooting are now allowed as a form of exercise so long as certain stringent conditions are met around travel and social distancing. Those conditions are detailed here. In line… Read more »

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