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Traffic jams are on the increase, figures show
DfT accused of burying bad news

The Department of Transport (Dft) is being accused of trying to hide poor results after it released disappointing the figures yesterday in a large batch of reports on congestion. The figures show the government has not only failed to cut the amount of time motorists are sitting in traffic jams on motorways and A-roads, but… Read more »

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Answer NRW’s call for evidence on wild bird licensing says BASC
Improvements to livestock worrying legislation welcome news for gamekeepers, says BASC

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has welcomed the announcement that enclosed gamebirds are to be included within enhanced livestock worrying legislation in England and Wales. Listing enclosed gamebirds and increasing police powers for dealing with incidents of livestock worrying are just two parts of a wider Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill introduced… Read more »

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Another day, another traffic jam
Motorists doubt road pricing system

The vast majority of motorists say the government cannot be trusted to deliver a fair road pricing system, a poll suggests. A survey of 17,500 AA members highlights the problems facing Gordon Brown’s government in introducing the new measures, though 42 per cent backed the idea in principle. The government has spoken of plans to… Read more »