Environment Secretary George Eustice MP praised the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) for its role in protecting the British countryside during the Conservative Conference in Manchester. Speaking at a rural reception hosted by BASC and the Angling Trust, Mr Eustice highlighted the conservation that takes place as a direct result of shooting…. Read more »
BASC is asking members and the wider shooting community to respond to a firearms licensing survey, despite describing it as a ‘red-herring’. The survey, coordinated by the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) on the back of the Plymouth shooting incident, is seeking views on firearms licensing in England and Wales. Questions within the… Read more »
Read Nick Clegg’s full statement on the sexual harassment allegations against Lord Rennard and how it was handled by the Liberal Democrats, unedited and in full.
Nick Clegg faced one of the worst crises of his leadership today, as his statement on the allegations of sexual harassment by a senior party figure dragged him to the centre of the row.