MPs to debate intensive grouse hunting after 111,000 people sign petition

MPs to debate intensive grouse hunting after 111,000 people sign petition

MPs will debate banning intensive grouse shooting after 111,000 people signed a petition demanding curbs. Campaigners, including TV presenter Chris Packham, want the bloodsport axed, warning it harms the environment and wildlife. The petition says: “It’s time to provide an opportunity to implement immediate, legislative and meaningful measures to address this abhorrently destructive practice.” MPs […]

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Foxhunting carries on with impunity, says former police chief

Foxhunting carries on with impunity, says former police chief

Foxhunting is continuing with impunity across the UK, with police and courts failing to hold those organising and taking part in them accountable, a former senior police officer has said, as the hunting season gears up towards its Boxing Day ceremonial climax. In November, anti-hunting campaigners collected 126 witness reports of foxhunting with hounds, including […]

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