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BASC stands up for pest control against legal challenge

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) will once more stand up for lawful pest control activities as anti-shooting group, Wild Justice, launch new legal attack. According to Wild Justice they are seeking legal action against the general licence to prevent serious damage to livestock, foodstuffs for livestock, crops, vegetables, fruit, fisheries or inland… Read more »

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BASC welcomes review of habitat management course

The announcement that the new T Level responsible for educating future gamekeepers and land managers has been paused to reassess its specialist course structure has been warmly welcomed by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). The new course, Habitat management (land and water), has been earmarked to replace the current land & wildlife… Read more »

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Nick Clegg has been accompanied by his wife Miriam during weekends in the 2010 campaign
Clegg pushes Tories away

By politics.co.uk staff Nick Clegg undermined the prospect of a Conservative-Lib Dem coalition in a hung parliament, by turning his electoral sights on David Cameron’s party. The Lib Dem leader, who has begun describing the campaign as a “two-horse race” between his party and the Tories, told the Guardian newspaper that the Conservatives were “the… Read more »

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The media turns its back on Labour
The media turns its back on Labour

By Ian Dunt Labour’s plunge in support has taken on a new aspect with newspapers turning their back on the governing party. The Guardian has left Labour to back the Liberal Democrats while the Times has stopped supporting Labour to back the Conservatives. The Times’ move will surprise few people. As one of Rupert Murdoch’s… Read more »