Like many of you, I believe that it is essential our wildlife is properly protected, and anyone involved in game management must respect the country’s conservation laws which are amongst the toughest in the world.
I have long made clear my opposition to low animal welfare imports and this was a commitment of the Conservative election manifesto. It would be bad for animals and bad for farmers to be undercut by overseas competitors who cut costs by reducing standards.
I strongly believe that accessibility to quality waterways carries with it major advantages. Our waterways offer not only a place for people to enjoy a more natural environment, but are often used as hubs for other sporting and social activities.
I want to reassure you that the Government is not turning its back on unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. The UK Government has a strong and proud record of helping vulnerable children and this will not change. I support the principle of family unity, and I want to reassure you that there alr