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BASC respond to the England Deer Strategy

Following the publication of the England Deer Management Strategy, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) head of deer management Martin Edwards said: “The government’s commitment to tackling the growing deer population in the UK is commendable. However, it will only succeed if it has the support of every deer manager, the majority of… Read more »

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Northern Ireland Police Service declares Firearms and Explosives Branch “critical incident”

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has declared a “critical incident” due to protracted backlogs of applications within its firearms licensing department.  A critical incident is defined as “Any incident where the effectiveness of the police response is likely to have a significant impact on the confidence of the victim, their family or the community”. The… Read more »

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Comment: Boris disgraces himself with protest evictions

The London Mayor is developing a reputation for authoritarianism and inaction. The Parliament Square eviction is his most disgraceful move so far. By Ian Dunt Quick. Think of something Boris Johnson has achieved as London Mayor. Strange, isn’t it? Nothing comes to mind. Under the pressure of my own challenge, I have emerged with three… Read more »

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Cruddas backs Livingstone for London mayor

By politics.co.uk staff Jon Cruddas, a crucial figurehead for the Labour left, has backed Ken Livingstone in his bid to become London mayor for a second time. The support will give Mr Livingstone’s campaign a major boost as he battles it out with former Bethnal Green and Bow MP Oona King to become the party’s… Read more »