The Scottish Parliament have voted to give further protection to mountain hares in Scotland following the last-minute amendment proposed by Green Party MSP Alison Johnstone.
The last minute attempt by the Green Party to act specifically against gundog welfare was shocking.
The publication of the Scottish Government’s roadmap through and out of the Covid-19 crisis is ‘a welcome step’, says BASC.
Details of government support for sporting tourism businesses have been announced following a campaign led by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).
In this blog BASC Scotland's Ross Ewing explores the significance of assurances given by the Scottish Government to sporting businesses contending with Coronavirus disruption.
Support for sporting businesses at this difficult time will be crucial if they are to survive.
The Scottish government’s exclusion of sporting businesses constitutes a fundamental lack of support
BASC has accused the Scottish Green Party of using the Coronavirus crisis to launch an unnecessary attack on shooting.
BASC’s open letter urges the Scottish government to overturn their decision to exclude shooting businesses from the Covid-19 support grant.