Hunting ban

The Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act was passed by the devolved Scottish Parliament in 2002, making Scotland the first part of the UK to ban fox hunting and hare coursing. Westminster followed suit in 2004, making most of the UK a more humane place for our wildlife.

It has long been a Conservative Party pledge to repeal the Hunting Act south of the Border and following David Cameron’s election success this is now a serious possibility. This nightmare cannot be allowed to happen, yet without the help of the 56 SNP MPs in Westminster, it will soon become a reality.

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Bryan Griffiths