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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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Johnson interrogated over tax rises in PMQs

Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of prioritising tax cuts to help with the Conservative re-election campaign over helping families through the cost-of-living crisis. During a noisy Prime Minister’s Questions, Labour’s leader charged Johnson with cynically timing an income tax cut in 2024, when the next general election is due to take place. “That’s not… Read more »