Shooting and rural organisations announce five-year transition away from lead shot and single-use plastics for live quarry shooting.
Defra issues statement in response to lead ammunition announcement
Environment Minister Rebecca Pow said:
move away from the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition is
very welcome and I would like to applaud these organisations for coming
together to reach this decision.
“It is a significant step for both wildlife and the wider environment and the government remains committed to ensuring a sustainable, mutually beneficial relationship between shooting and conservation.”