Richard Ali

Game shooting infographic from BASC

BASC has released another infographic on the value of shooting – this time to highlight the benefits of game shooting. The infographic reveals that around 430,000 people shoot game and up to 97 per cent of shot game goes into the food

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Cast your vote for BASC

It’s voting season – BASC members can now vote in this year’s Council election. Ballot papers were sent out with the organisations’s magazine March issue and online voting is now open. Five national seats are up for grabs, with the following

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Facebook faux pas

Leading shooting organisations have been demanding the resignation of a Yorkshire Councillor over distasteful facebook comments following the death of game dealer Allan Ellis of Bacup.

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Growing numbers at BASC

BASC membership has risen to over 140,000 members by the start of 2015.

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Shooting worth £2bn

The value of shooting to the economy has been quantified in a new report from Cambridge-based Public and Corporate Economic Consultants (PACEC). ‘The Value of Shooting’ report reveals that shooting is worth £2bn to the economy, and supports the equivalent

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BASC chief speaks out on future of uplands

The chief executive of the British Association for Shooting and Conservation, Richard Ali, addressed the national conference on upland management with the statement that shooting was not only a part of the uplands’ heritage, it is ‘part of its innovative

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Regulatory Policy Committee reports

The Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC), which reviews proposed legislation for supporting evidence and proper process, has released a report stating that it had found a ‘disappointing reduction in the overall quality of evidence underpinning changes in law.’ The British Association

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BASC meets NI Assembly Committee for Justice

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has been meeting with politicians in Northern Ireland to discuss the issues affecting lawful shooting in the country. BASC chief executive Richard Ali and BASC chairman Martyn Howatt met Paul Givan, chairman of

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Bright future for BASC

Editor in Chief Peter Carr interviews BASC’s new chief executive Richard Ali

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