A Scottish Government Minister has written to BASC to say he is ‘appalled’ by widespread gamekeeper abuse in Scotland.
Tens of thousands of pounds worth of losses hit the rural economy following a Scottish Government u-turn on self-catering accommodation restrictions.
The Scottish Parliament have voted to give further protection to mountain hares in Scotland following the last-minute amendment proposed by Green Party MSP Alison Johnstone.
Following the independence referendum BASC Scotland has pledged to work with the Scottish Government to ensure shooting continues to be supported and encouraged. Shooting makes a positive and important contribution to Scotland and benefits the economy, tourism, conservation and the social landscape.