The future of shooting and angling would be assured under a future Labour government according to Diana Johnson MP, Labour’s shadow crime and security minister with responsibility for firearms licensing issues.
The search is on for a new Secretary General of the European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation (FACE).
Durham Constabulary has been accused of exceeding its legal authority by demanding that firearm and shotgun certificate applicants provide and pay for a medical report from their GPs. The UK’s largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), is advising its members that the additional requirement goes beyond the existing stipulations set out by law and in Home Office guidance on firearms licensing.
Prospects for this year’s grouse season are looking good according to the UK's largest shooting organisation, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC).
Duncan Thomas, a former wildlife crime liaison officer in a high-profile role with Lancashire Constabulary, has joined BASC, to boost the regional team for the North of England.