holyroodBASC has welcomed two new appointments made by Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon as part of her cabinet reshuffle following the recent parliamentary election.

Roseanna Cunningham MSP has become secretary for environment, climate change and land reform and Fergus Ewing MSP has been made secretary for rural economy and connectivity.

Dr Colin Shedden, BASC director Scotland, said: “We welcome these two MSPs, whom we know well, to their new positions in the Scottish government and look forward to working with them for the benefit of shooting, conservation and Scotland as a whole.”


Garry Doolan

Garry Doolan is BASC’s deputy director of communications and public affairs. He has more than 20 years experience of journalism and the media. He joined the organisation in 2016 and is a keen shooter and beater, with his springer spaniel Quincy.