Lovely result about the National Trust reintroducing Hunting with Hounds. I'm luuurving it. Blair was wrong.http://www.countryside-alliance.org/blogsection/our_news_and_comment/
our news and comment - http://www.countryside-alliance.org/our_news_and_comment/views_and_comment/
views and comment Thursday, 09 November 2006 http://www.countryside-alliance.org/images/stories/item_images/Simon%20Hart/sah06.jpg
Many of you will remember the protracted campaign by animal rights groups to persuade the National Trust to prohibit hunting on its land from the 1980s onwards. This eventually led to a ban on deer hunting in 1997. Responding to that decision the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) said: “We believe this is a very big nail in the coffin of hunting”.
By that measure the failure of LACS to overturn the decision of the National Trust to allow exempt hunting of deer on National Trust land must rate as a ‘nail in the coffin of the anti-hunt movement’. http://www.countryside-alliance.org/our_news_and_comment/views_and_comment/Simon_Hart_on_%22A_nail_in_the_coffin_of_the_anti-hunt_movement%22/
Read the Guardian's feature on hunting http://www.countryside-alliance.org/blogsection/hunting_campaigns/
hunting campaigns - http://www.countryside-alliance.org/hunting_campaigns/hunting_views/
hunting views Tuesday, 07 November 2006 http://www.countryside-alliance.org/images/stories/item_images/hunting/2%20hounds(10).jpg
On Tuesday 7th November 2006 the Guardian published a special report on hunting. Entitled "The banned rode on", it is journalist Stephen Moss's account of a day out with the Cottesmore, accompanied by the Countryside Alliance's Philippa Mayo.
Moss's impression of the Hunting Act is that, "Overall, it's a mess, a farce, a typical British fudge that leaves no one happy except the lawyers...." Read the article in full http://www.guardian.co.uk/hunt/Story/0,,1941183,00.html?gusrc=rss&feed=1