Should a free vote to ban fox hunting go ahead? (Picture: PA)
Campaigners are calling for fox-hunting with dogs to be made legal again, on the 10th anniversary of the controversial Hunting Act.
The Conservatives pledged to have a vote in Parliament on repealing the act, which brought about a total ban on hunting with dogs, outlawing fox-hunting, deer-hunting and hare-coursing with dogs.
There have been 552 prosecutions under the Hunting Act between 2005 and 2013
Campaigners such as the Countryside Alliance hope that the party will renew the pledge as another election looms.
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While an Ipsos Mori poll of almost 2,000 people over the age of 15 for the LACS in December found 80% of the British public believe fox hunting under the Act for sport should not be made legal again, campaigners such as the Countryside Alliance…
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