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Re-wilding parts of the countryside is ‘misconceived’, says the CLA
The CLA today (Tuesday, 29 September) said plans to “re-wild” large tracts of the countryside are ill thought out and would have serious implications for England’s working countryside.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [29 September 2009]
The CLA voices concerns over proposed sea eagle introduction
The CLA today (Thursday, 24 September) said Natural England needed to tread carefully with its proposed introduction of sea eagles to the Suffolk coast.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [24 September 2009]
CLA Vice-President Harry Cotterell talks about the rise in rabbit numbers on BBC News
CLA Vice-President Harry Cotterell has been interviewed by the BBC’s Tim Muffett about the recent explosion in rabbit numbers.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [13 August 2009]
Wales has it right with badger cull, says CLA
The CLA today praised the decision by the Welsh Assembly Government’s Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones to initiate a badger cull to eliminate bovine TB in Wales.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [25 March 2009]
Bovine TB vaccine alone won’t ease farmers’ plight, says CLA
The CLA said today it was pleased with Secretary of State Hilary Benn’s announcement that trial vaccinations of badgers to prevent bovine TB in cattle would begin in England in the next year.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [19 March 2009]
Beaver re-introduction would be box ticking, says CLA
Natural England is considering whether beavers should be reintroduced to England’s waterways – a move that the CLA believes would be just another tick in the box to appease the public.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [18 March 2009]
CLA warns Natural England over the reintroduction of sea eagles
The CLA has written to Natural England saying that landowners and farmers are concerned about the way decisions concerning the proposed reintroduction of white tailed eagles into Norfolk appear to be being made.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [12 December 2008]
CLA tells Defra Ministers to get off the fence on TB
The CLA (The Country Land and Business Association) has applauded the decision by Welsh Assembly Government Rural Affairs Minister Elin Jones to take a proactive approach to controlling bovine TB in Wales.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [10 April 2008]
Changes to Habitats Regulations - CLA response
“It’s a bizarre state of affairs that land managers could be prosecuted for carrying out lawful activities on their land,” says the Country Land and Business Association’s (CLA) environment adviser, Ben Underwood...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [22 June 2007]
Game Shoots To Sign Up To New Assurance Scheme
The leading shooting and landowning organisations have come together today (Saturday 28 July) to launch the first ever independently assessed shoot assurance scheme.
[News and Press/News Archive] - [29 July 2006]
CLA Comment On Today's EFRA Committee Report On Bovine TB: Badger Culling
"The EFRA Select Committee report into bovine TB and badger culling asks more questions than it provides answers, whilst the obfuscation and delay into solving the bovine TB problem grows ever greater. The committee recognises that bovine TB is a...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [15 March 2006]
Farmers need Action to stop Bovine TB not more consultation says CLA
The Government's announcement today (15th December) that it will opt for more consultations before moving on any cull on wildlife, has been slammed by leading TB expert, Sarah Slade of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) as "yet more...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [16 December 2005]
Police and CLA Blast Government's Wildlife Inspectors Plan
Government plans to extend the powers of wildlife inspectors have been roundly criticized by the police as well as organisations representing landowners, such as the Country Land and Business Association (CLA)
[News and Press/News Archive] - [7 December 2005]
"Deal With Animal Diseases Already Here" Says CLA
As the Zoological Society of London calls for more to be done to halt the spread of disease from imported animals, the Country Land and Business Association is reminding the Government that more can be done to protect our livestock and wildlife from...
[News and Press/News Archive] - [13 June 2005]
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