BASC Scotland

The BASC Scotland team has extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of shooting and conservation. We run a programme of training courses and activity days and provide advice and guidance in all relevant areas. We also represent your interests in the Scottish press, with politicians and the police and advise Scottish Government on policy issues affecting shooting. The team also specialise in firearms related issues in Scotland.

BASC Scotland Centre, Trochry, Dunkeld, Perthshire, PH8 0DY
Tel: 01350 723 226 Fax: 01350 723 227 email


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Background note “Labour: Protecting Animals”

Feb 20, 2015

Background note “Labour: Protecting Animals”

What has Labour promised?

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BASC bites – a monthly snap-shot of our work

Feb 20, 2015

BASC bites – a monthly snap-shot of our work

A snap-shot of our work in January 2015.

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BASC statement in response to the release of “Labour: Protecting Animals” 18th February

Feb 18, 2015

BASC statement in response to the release of “Labour: Protecting Animals” 18th February

BASC has noted the release of the Labour animal welfare policy document “Labour: Protecting Animals”.

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Economics of airgun bill don’t add up

Feb 13, 2015

Economics of airgun bill don’t add up

The new Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill will only impact adversely on legitimate users and not target criminals according to the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee. When questioning civil servants on the financial elements of the proposed air weapons licence Kenneth Gibson MSP, Committee Convenor, said: “Okay, a law-abiding citizen will grudgingly apply for that, but the folk whom you are most worried about will just not bother paying £85 to get a gun licensed, will they? Surely all that you will do is impact adversely on...

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