Speaking at debate in the House of Commons, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has heavily criticised Defra over it’s handling of gamebird release licences in protected areas.
BASC highlighted significant flaws in the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill in the Scottish Parliament yesterday.
The current direction of travel is wholly damaging to the Welsh countryside and rural Wales.
Scotland’s Rural Affairs and Islands Committee has issued a ‘call for views’ on the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill.
Alistair Carmichael, MP for Orkney and Shetland, spoke during BASC’s rural reception at the Liberal Democrats’ Spring Conference in York.
BASC remains vehemently opposed to the Hunting Trophies (Import Prohibition) Bill.
BASC gave evidence on behalf of shooting and conservation to a government committee on post-Brexit environmental laws.
A debate held in Parliament yesterday on the shooting season for woodcock saw MPs push back on claims made under a petition instigated by Wild Justice.
BASC made contact with the Labour Party earlier this week following statements by Sir Keir Starmer regarding the firearms licensing process.
BASC Scotland strongly opposes recommendations for changes to firearms licensing in Scotland.