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Gamekeeping Taskforce “needed now more than ever”

A year on from BASC Scotland’s call for the establishment of a Gamekeeping Taskforce, the Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Màiri McAllan MSP, has been urged to address the ongoing difficulties facing gamekeepers and rural workers in managing the countryside. Ahead of the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election BASC Scotland called for the creation of a Scottish Gamekeeping… Read more »

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BASC sets out positions for lead ammunition consultation

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) will be challenging many of the restriction proposals put forward by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on the use and sale of lead ammunition for outdoor recreational shooting in England, Scotland and Wales. Following detailed analysis of the HSE evidence and proposals, BASC has produced positions… Read more »

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Bill will allow government to deal with energy price ‘inequality’

SNP MP, Drew Hendry, in his ten minute rule motion, spoke of the “desperation” that gas bills are driving people towards. Hendry highlighted that the UK government have only used “a fraction” of the £2.5 billion it pledged for the home upgrade grant, questioning “the will on those benches” (of the government). He also spoke… Read more »

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Commonwealth parliamentary assembly status change not ‘much to ask’

MP for Bridgewater and West Summerset, Ian Liddell-Grainger spoke to the House, urging the government to give the Commonwelathparliamentary assembly (CPA) a legal status “simular to that enjoyed by comparable organisations”. The Conservative MP explained the CPA’s role in building “a wide-ranging perception of parliamentary democracies” across the world. This bill would allow the CPA… Read more »