Consultation and Lobbying

Lobby your MP on the Hunting Act

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Countryside Alliance Wales, Devolved Regions, Hunting, Latest News, Membership, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance has launched a new e-lobby as part of its campaign for repeal of the Hunting Act 2004. Take part here and share widely. Members and supporters are encouraged to take part in the e-lobby, reminding Conservative MPs that a vote on repeal was a manifesto commitment while urging MPs of other parties…

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National Rural crime survey Launched

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Countryside Alliance Wales, Devolved Regions, Latest News, Press Release

The largest ever survey into crime in rural areas has been launched in England, Wales and Northern Ireland to investigate the true impact of offences on countryside communities. The survey, launched by the National Rural Crime Network (NRCN)*, backed by the Countryside Alliance and supported by the Home Office, is calling for people who work…

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Show your support for Nature and Shooting

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Latest News, Membership, Membership News, Press Release, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

The Countryside Alliance is calling on all those who love British wildlife and the countryside to respond to the European Commission’s proposal to review the Birds and Habitats Directive. The Nature Directives, as they are collectively known, have played an essential part in increasing our biodiversity and wildlife, with SPAs and SACs forming the backbone to…

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General Election 2015 summary

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

Countryside Alliance Executive Chairman Barney White-Spunner writes: The dust is still settling on the results of yesterday’s General Election. Pundits had long said that it was wide open and hard to predict, but in the final analysis a strong showing from the Conservatives was a factor from the exit poll onwards. Congratulations to new and…

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Ministerial appointments

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Latest News

Following the General Election the following ministerial appointments have been made by Prime Minister David Cameron. We have listed the departments that are the most relevant to the work of the Countryside Alliance. Key amongst the appointments are the return of Liz Truss as Secretary of State for Environment, the promotion of George Eustice as…

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The main parties on Digital Communications

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Consultation and Lobbying, Latest News, Mobile and Broadband

    The main parties have now launched their manifestos ahead of the General Election on 7th May. We bring you the main points from each one relating to a key part of our own manifesto – digital communication. Read our own manifesto chapter on digital communications here.  Conservative Provide superfast broadband to 95% of…

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The main parties on Wildlife Management

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Food and Farming, Hunting, Latest News, Shooting, Shooting and Conservation

      The main parties have now launched their manifestos ahead of the General Election on 7th May. We bring you the main points from each one relating to a key part of our own manifesto – wildlife management. Read our own manifesto chapter on wildlife management here.  Conservative Implement 25 year strategy to…

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