Scrap The Government Attempts To Repeal Or Amend The Hunting Act 2004.

Introduced in 2004, the Hunting Act has been one of the most effective wildlife protection legislations.

David Cameron announced in 2015 he would bring it to parliament for a free vote.

We call on the Government to abandon their plans and scrap any attempts to repeal the Hunting Act

In a recent MORI poll 65% supported a ban, with support being even higher among Labour supporters at 73% (The Economist, June '01).

The Ministry of Justice figures demonstrate that the Hunting Act out-performs all other wild mammal legislation in England and Wales, having both the highest number of convictions since it was introduced (341 from 2005 to 2013) and conviction rate (65% of charges laid under the Act have resulted in convictions

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