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Review outcome could jeopardise wildlife management, warns BASC Scotland

BASC has expressed significant concerns about a number of elements which will be looked at as part of a Scottish Government review of NatureScot’s species licensing functions. BASC Scotland director Peter Clark said the review into NatureScot’s current licensing approach had the potential to affect the balance between predator control and wildlife management. He said… Read more »

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Debbie Jolly: 'The WAC is a system designed to remove over a million disabled people from welfare support that has caused misery, anxiety and the premature deaths and suicides of an estimated 32 people a week.'
Comment: Paralympic support is a figleaf for cuts

While the government praises the London 2012 Paralympics and Paralympians for their ‘can do’ attitude, it is busy withdrawing all the support and disability benefits that helped them become sporting heroes in the first place.