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New habitat management course woefully inadequate, says sector

The removal of gamekeeping and wildlife management courses from the education syllabus by 2023 has been described by the rural sector as “deeply concerning” in an open letter to the Secretary of State for Education, Nadhim Zahawi. The letter states the removal of the Land & Wildlife course within the new T Level system will… Read more »

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Jersey Assembly votes for humane right to die law

Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »

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Home Office denies leaking unofficial terror updates
Anti-terror leak inquiry ‘in the public interest’

Opposition politicians and human rights groups have increased calls for an investigation into counter-terrorism leaks, after it was claimed media leaks comprised investigations. The Conservatives have written to the cabinet secretary Sir Gus O’Donnell formally requesting an inquiry into the leaking of counter-terrorism operations in Birmingham on January 31st. The Liberal Democrats are also calling… Read more »

Blair insists ministers aren't behind leaks
Blair rejects investigation into anti-terror leaks

The prime minister has joined in the condemnation of people who leak anti-terrorism intelligence to the media. Anti-terror officer Peter Clarke said those responsible were “beneath contempt”, giving as an example the recent anti-terror operation in Birmingham where some journalists appeared to be briefed of the police’s plans. Tony Blair told MPs today that he… Read more »