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Lead ammunition call for evidence launches

BASC will be responding to a call for evidence launched by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on lead ammunition. The call for evidence forms part of a government review into the impact of lead ammunition on the environment, wildlife and people. The HSE’s call for evidence, launched this week, is one of a series… Read more »

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BFAWU to recall Conference

Today the Labour Party has made a clear statement of intent in its aspiration to repair its relationship with the bosses but seems to be determined to widen the divide between the representatives of labour and those our movement represent. The recent decision to proscribe organisations is seen as a divisive and a purely factional… Read more »

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John Prescott criticised Labour's campaign strategy
Prescott frustrated by hung parliament ‘yacking’

By politics.co.uk staff Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has spoken out against the media’s interest in a hung parliament – and insisted a party will have an overall majority. Opinion polls have consistently pointed to a hung parliament throughout the campaign. Nick Clegg’s strong showing following the televised leaders’ debates has only made this… Read more »

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David Cameron has pledged to reduce the size of the state
Cameron attacked for cuts plans

By politics.co.uk staff David Cameron has come under attack from his opponents over a pledge to reduce the size of the state in a number of regions.   Speaking to Jeremy Paxman on the BBC yesterday, the Conservative leader was quizzed over his party’s desire to cut the size of the public sector in the… Read more »