Consultation and Lobbying

Lobby your Parliamentary candidates now!

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

The Countryside Alliance has launched a new campaign asking rural voters to contact their Parliamentary candidates ahead of the General Election on 7th May. Take part here. This online e-lobby reads: “Congratulations on your selection. As a voter in your constituency I wanted to draw your attention to Countryside Alliance’s General Election Manifesto and ask…

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Alliance welcomes “budget for the countryside”

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

Proposals to improve broadband connectivity, freeze fuel duty and allow farmers to average their income over five years, will ensure that hard working rural families feel the benefits of the countryside-friendly budget announced yesterday (18 March). The Chancellor announced measures to support broadband delivery; including a boost for satellite broadband, ultra-fast broadband (100mbps) for nearly…

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Welsh tourism survey – from branding to broadband – please take part

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

The National Assembly for Wales’ Environment and Sustainability Committee has completed and presented its inquiry in to Tourism in Wales and has seen all 28 of its recommendations accepted by the Deputy Minister For Culture Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates. The Countryside Alliance was part of the evidence-collecting process and the importance of shooting and…

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The Countryside Alliance’s EU Manifesto 2014

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying

The Countryside Alliance has produced a manifesto for the forthcoming European elections. The manifesto, which has been sent to all UK candidates standing in the May elections, covers key areas of European responsibility affecting those in the UK countryside: wildlife management and EU Firearms Directive; digital communications; animal welfare standards for the transport and slaughter…

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Rural businesses left out of Government’s broadband scheme

| Campaigns, Consultation and Lobbying, Mobile and Broadband

The Countryside Alliance is disappointed that rural enterprises have been left out of a Government initiative to improve broadband for small businesses, announced today (18 August). Broadband Connection Vouchers will enable businesses in 22 cities across the UK to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to upgrade their broadband connection, the Department of Culture,…

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