We Need to Keep, Extend and Enforce the Hunting Ban in Parliament

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Jonathan Hornett - Your Green Party Candidate

JH Keep The BanPublic support for fox hunting is at an all-time low, a new poll reported by The Independent today shows that 85 per cent of the public support maintaining the current ban on hunting with hounds.  So Theresa May was right to abandon a free vote on the issue, but don’t be fooled, she is not proposing to strengthen the ban, Conservatives still support hunting.

The Green Party’s policy is crystal clear; we oppose all forms of hunting.  During the General Election campaign, Keith Taylor MEP, the Green Party’s Animals Spokesperson, condemned Theresa May’s plan to bring back fox hunting.  The vocal animal welfare campaigner and South East MEP said:

“That Theresa May has been forced into this admission is extremely telling. The bloodthirsty plot to repeal the foxhunting ban had, until now, only been discussed behind closed doors because the Tories know 84% of the public oppose this barbaric pursuit

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