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MDU appoints new head of Scottish affairs to champion member interests

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has appointed Mr Jerard Ross as head of Scottish affairs to champion the interests of the MDU’s growing number of members in Scotland. Over the last four years Scottish membership has grown almost 30%, according to the MDU, the UK’s leading medical defence organisation. Jerard, who has worked at the… Read more »

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Winners announced for BASC Ladies’ 2021 Star of Shooting Awards

The three winners of the 2021 BASC Ladies’ Star of Shooting Awards have been announced. For the second year, the awards were split into three categories: Target Shooting, Game and Gamekeeping, and Field to Fork. More than 100 nominations were received. Laura Boswell, from Northamptonshire, took the Target Shooting category, Zoe Roper-Smith, from Norfolk, the… Read more »

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Opik: MPs need a privacy law

By Ian Dunt MPs may need a privacy law to protect them from public, Liberal Democrat housing spokesman Lembit Opik has said. The infamous MP, who became a household name after dating a Cheeky Girl, broached the subject while responding to accusations about MPs’ holidays. A group called 38 Degrees has been calling on the… Read more »

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Feature: Nick Clegg’s election team

Who are the new faces hired by Nick Clegg to take him into the general election? By Liz Stephens Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has announced his team for the general election next year. The team contains several PR and communications heavy-hitters. With the party’s usual elections chief Lord Rennard stepping down, Mr Clegg has… Read more »