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Environment Secretary highlights shooting’s conservation benefits

Environment Secretary George Eustice MP praised the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) for its role in protecting the British countryside during the Conservative Conference in Manchester.   Speaking at a rural reception hosted by BASC and the Angling Trust, Mr Eustice highlighted the conservation that takes place as a direct result of shooting…. Read more »

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‘Red-herring’ firearms survey still requires responses, says BASC

BASC is asking members and the wider shooting community to respond to a firearms licensing survey, despite describing it as a ‘red-herring’. The survey, coordinated by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) on the back of the Plymouth shooting incident, is seeking views on firearms licensing in England and Wales. Questions within the… Read more »

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Comment: Clegg will be the Atlee of the Lib Dems

Clegg may be kingmaker but every option leads to oblivion. By Ian Dunt It’s said that the greatest irony of the election is that the Liberal Democrats ended a poor showing with the greatest power they have ever had. It’s true, but the greater irony is that Nick Clegg is now both kingmaker and victim…. Read more »

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Comment: Cameron might never get into No 10

Who’d have thought it? We might never have to live under a Cameron government. By Jane Fae Is it possible – is it really just possible – that David Cameron will never see the inside of No. 10? At least, not as anything other than a very distinguished guest at one of the prime minister’s… Read more »