Why we are taking the government to court

The Angling Trust, Fish Legal and WWF-UK are in the high court today fighting a judicial review of the government’s failure to stop agricultural pollution degrading 44 rivers, lakes and estuaries which are specially protected areas in England.  We believe that the government was required by the EU’s Water Framework Directive to stop this ongoing…

Is the Angling Trust Still Independent?

In my last blog, I wrote about the new contract for rod licence revenues to fund the work of the Angling Trust.  Because this comes from the Environment Agency, some of our members have been concerned that this might mean that the independence of the Angling Trust and Fish Legal to challenge the Environment Agency, the…