Snaring – Ministers Fail to Deliver

Responding to today’s Ministerial Statement from Michael Russell, Greens today rejected SNP plans to continue to allow snares in Scotland’s countryside, albeit with some additional regulation. In December last year, the Scottish SPCA revealed that more than three quarters of the animals caught in snares were from unintended species, including pet cats and dogs as well as wild animals like badgers and deer. (1)

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