Government launches public consultation on increased powers for SSPCA to investigate wildlife crime

31 March 2014

The SRSG welcomes today’s news that the Scottish Government has launched its long-awaited public consultation on whether the SSPCA should be given increased powers to investigate more wildlife crimes. We wholeheartedly support an increase in powers and we will be submitting a formal response to the consultation, which closes on 1st September 2014. We encourage others to participate. The consultation papers and instructions for participation can be found¬†here.