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First BASC Wildlife Fund political reception held in Welsh parliament

The first BASC Wildlife Fund political reception was held in the Senedd this week, highlighting to cross-party MSs the positive impact sustainable shooting has on conservation efforts and connecting people with their environment. The reception aimed to introduce the BASC Wildlife Fund (BWF) to Members of the Senedd (MSs), showcasing the work of shoots, clubs… Read more »

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Analysis: SNP victory

Thursday night’s vote signifies three things: The slow electoral death of the Labour party, the chasm dividing Scottish and English politics and the emergence of Scottish independence as a tangible possibility. By-elections come and go and they all appear very important at the time, but rarely do they have repercussions which genuinely shake the political… Read more »

Alex Salmond (r) with new Glasgow East MP John Mason
Salmond gloats over victorious “trial of strength”

The Glasgow East by-election was a “trial of strength” won by the Scottish National party (SNP) against “London Labour”, Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has said. The SNP’s John Mason overturned a Labour majority of over 13,000 to win by 635 votes, snatching Labour’s third safest seat in Scotland in the process. Speaking at a… Read more »