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Review outcome could jeopardise wildlife management, warns BASC Scotland

BASC has expressed significant concerns about a number of elements which will be looked at as part of a Scottish Government review of NatureScot’s species licensing functions. BASC Scotland director Peter Clark said the review into NatureScot’s current licensing approach had the potential to affect the balance between predator control and wildlife management. He said… Read more »

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The Value of Shooting Report 2024

New report underlines the importance of shooting, conservation and the rural vote ahead of the general election. With the main political parties having fired the starter pistol on their general election campaigns, rural organisations are set to publish  (Tuesday 4 June) the latest ‘Value of Shooting’ report which will set out in detail the benefits… Read more »

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Why Keir Starmer’s battle for Scotland is so crucial this election

The below content first appeared in Politics.co.uk’s Politics@Lunch newsletter, sign-up for free here and never miss this daily briefing. Keir Starmer is in Glasgow today, where he and Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar are launching their party’s election campaign north of the border. The timing is immensely auspicious for the wannabe PM and FM respectively. A… Read more »