Read Conor O’Gorman’s blog following the inclusion of plans for new animal welfare legislation in the Queen’s speech in parliament yesterday.
BASC is backing efforts to challenge rules which will significantly damage shooting tourism between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.
Defra’s proposed red tape under the precautionary principle will do little but threaten rural jobs, conservation efforts and a host of social benefits that shooting provides.
BASC is an evidence and science-led organisation hence we will be engaging fully with the review.
Two new research white papers have been published offering policy recommendations to enhance the important work carried out as part of land management for shooting. The papers have been produced by BASC.