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Thérèse Coffey gives keynote speech at BASC rural reception

Environment Secretary Thérèse Coffey spoke of her support for shooting when she addressed guests at the Conservative Autumn Conference in Manchester this week. Addressing hundreds of guests at the Rural Reception, held jointly by BASC and the Angling Trust, Dr Coffey said: “This is one of the most important events of the week for me because it’s with… Read more »

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The deportation follows a ruling in Britain's highest court
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