*robin hood tax
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 »
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 »
The UK is set to prevent the European Union setting up a financial transaction tax out of fears it will disproportionately affect London.
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso is seeking the financial transaction tax (FTT) called for by ‘Robin Hood’ campaigners.