* general election 2010

BASC launches second newspaper campaign
Successful amendment to Sentience Bill reassures those who work with animals

he new Animal Sentience Committee will now have to respect cultural traditions, religion, and heritage when scrutinising government policy following a successful amendment, which has been supported by BASC, to the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill. A group of 31 MPs proposed an amendment accepted by the government at the report stage of the Animal Welfare (Sentience)… Read more »

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Ruger named top dog at Crufts

Flat-coated retriever Ruger was crowned overall winner of the BASC Gamekeepers’ classes at Crufts 2022. The Best in Show – Gamekeepers’ Ring winner Ruger – or Satinbaze Cracksman For Blacktoft to give him his full name, is owned by Helen Fox and was handled throughout the day and evening by her daughter, Megan. After a… Read more »

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The FT backed the Tories for the first time since the late eighties today
The FT backs the Tories

By politics.co.uk staff The Financial Times is backing the Tories, after supporting Labour in the last four general elections. The paper said there were problems with the Conservative party but that it had “sound instinct”. “The problems facing the UK are daunting – more so than any the country has faced since the 1970s,” the… Read more »