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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 »

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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The Trident issue prompted a tough spat between Labour and the Lib dems today
Lib Dems: Labour position on Trident ‘desperate’

By politics.co.uk staff Labour’s position on Trident is “pretty desperate stuff”, according to the Liberal Democrat defence spokesman. The comments came at the end of the day which saw tit-for-tat attacks from Labour and the Lib Dems on the subject of Britain’s nuclear deterrent. Defence secretary Bob Ainsworth called the Lib Dem position “ridiculous” on… Read more »

Clarke warned of the market's reaction to a hung parliament today
Tories get the knives out to prevent Lib Dem vote

By politics.co.uk staff David Cameron has called for a “decisive” Tory victory after Nick Clegg’s strong leaders’ debate performance boosted the chances of a hung parliament. The Liberal Democrats’ strong showing means both Labour and the Conservatives are turning more attention to confronting the policies of Britain’s third party. But today the Tories indicated a… Read more »