A free vote on repeal gives legislators the opportunity to review the impact of the fox hunting ban. No wonder the law’s supporters are nervous.
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James Barrington is a former Executive Director of the League Against Cruel Sports. He is now an animal welfare consultant to Countryside Alliance, Council of Hunting Associations and the All Party Parliamentary Middle Way Group.Follow @
The RSPCA, IFAW, the League Against Cruel Sports, Labour – all have lined up to slam in England a system they support in Scotland.
Even the main clause creating the offence was problematic, given that it is the hound that hunts, not the human. Hounds are smart, but they haven’t learned to read yet.