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BASC launches second newspaper campaign
Successful amendment to Sentience Bill reassures those who work with animals

he new Animal Sentience Committee will now have to respect cultural traditions, religion, and heritage when scrutinising government policy following a successful amendment, which has been supported by BASC, to the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill. A group of 31 MPs proposed an amendment accepted by the government at the report stage of the Animal Welfare (Sentience)… Read more »

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Ruger named top dog at Crufts

Flat-coated retriever Ruger was crowned overall winner of the BASC Gamekeepers’ classes at Crufts 2022. The Best in Show – Gamekeepers’ Ring winner Ruger – or Satinbaze Cracksman For Blacktoft to give him his full name, is owned by Helen Fox and was handled throughout the day and evening by her daughter, Megan. After a… Read more »

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The revelation follows Mr Camerons attempt to clean up allowance use
Tory Euro-MP leader in cash controversy

The leader of Conservative Euro-MPs is facing calls for an investigation after it was revealed he funnelled some of his parliamentary allowances into his family company. Giles Chichester was forced into revealing his use of the allowance after David Cameron, Tory party leader, instigated a ‘clean-up’ campaign following the scandal around Derek Conway. European parliament… Read more »

MPs said it was unfair to criticise Mr Shapp
Shadow housing secretary funded by estate agent

The office of the shadow housing secretary, Grant Shapp, was part-funded by an estate agent while that of the shadow health secretary, Andrew Lansley, received a donation from a medical equipment company. The revelations come as MPs loose their fight to have second home expenses kept private. The information is revealed in a report from… Read more »