Consultation and Lobbying

Fuel tax rebates ‘a big relief for rural drivers’

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying

The Countryside Alliance is delighted that petrol prices could become more affordable in 17 of the UK’s most rural communities. Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander announced today (15 January) that the European Parliament has approved plans for a fuel tax rebate at filling stations in 17 areas across the Scottish Highlands and Argyll…

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Brief on Universal Service Agreement motion

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

Enclosed is the Countryside Alliance brief on the Motion put forward by Katy Clark MP (Labour, North Ayrshire and Arran) on the Universal Service Obligation ahead of Backbench Business on 17th July. The Countryside Alliance fully supports this Motion which highlights the threats posed to the Universal Service Obligation (USO) from unfair competition and calls…

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CA welcomes Government commitments on broadband and forestry

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

The Countryside Alliance has welcomed the Government’s new commitments on rural broadband and English forestry in the Mid Term Review. The coalition Government has committed to provide universal broadband access across the UK, including rural areas, improve mobile phone coverage and plant a million trees by 2015.  Tim Bonner, Countryside Alliance Director of Campaigns said:…

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2015 General Election Manifesto

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Fishing, Food and Farming, Hunting, Latest News, Mobile and Broadband, Press Release, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

Ahead of the May 2015 General Election the Countryside Alliance has launched its manifesto which it will use as a tool to communicate with all parties and candidates to put the countryside’s case. The manifesto is presented under five headings: digital communications; food & farming; rural communities; rural services and wildlife management. Under each heading…

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CA response to Law Commission’s Consultation on Wildlife Law

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance’s Response to the Law Commission’s Consultation on Wildlife Law. The Law Commission is yet to respond to the consultation and we will keep supporters appraised of the Commission’s views.  Law Commission Consultation on Wildlife Law Introduction The Countryside Alliance welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Law Commission’s consultation on Wildlife Law….

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