Could the ‘lobster Bill’ be a death knell for the countryside? Lords will scrutinise the ‘animal sentience’ Bill that could protect the rights of shellfish.
So why do many fear it’s a Trojan Horse with dire consequences for rural Britain?
THE Government has pledged to crack down on illegal hare coursing with the introduction of new legislation, following intense lobbying from a coalition of rural organisations, including the Country Land and Business Association (CLA).
Countryside campaigners have declared a breakthrough in their efforts to secure tougher penalties to tackle illegal hare coursing.
Pupils at a Blackpool secondary school have been taking part in conservation workshops to help wildlife thrive in the community.