BASC News

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BASC calls on shooters to lobby MPs

The UK?s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), is calling on its members and others who shoot to lobby their MPs in advance of a parliamentary debate on firearms laws in the wake of the murders in Cumbria.

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BASC welcomes Government response to Cumbria murders

The Home Secretary?s announcement that the full facts behind the Cumbria murders must be established before any move is made to review firearms law has been welcomed by the UK?s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation. (BASC).

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BASC statement on airguns

The UK?s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), notes the Government?s intention to devolve airgun legislation to Scotland.

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Compulsory testing plans scrapped for Scottish deer stalking

Planned compulsory competence testing for deer stalkers in Scotland has been scrapped after extensive lobbying from the deer sector including the UK?s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). This proposal had been expected to be part of the Wildlife and Natural Environment Bill but this particular proposal has now been shelved. The proposal could have meant the estimated 20,000 people actively involved in deer management in Scotland having t

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BASC NI campaign gathers pace

The latest move in a mass lobbying campaign aimed at preventing serious restrictions on shooting and conservation in Northern Ireland has seen the UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) present a petition to the Province’s Environment Minister Edwin Poots.

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