Alliance hunting badge the subject of a question in Parliament

| Campaigns, Hunting

The Countryside Alliance’s “Still here, still hunting” badge has this week been the subject of a Parliamentary question from anti-hunting Birmingham Hall Green MP, Roger Godsiff. Read on for Mr Godsiff’s question and the Goverment’s robust response which acknowledges hunting’s economic and social importance to rural communities. While a waste of Parliamentary time we are…

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RSPCA to prioritise ‘front-line work’

| Campaigns, Hunting

The RSPCA is shedding jobs and will be restructuring in a bid to save £4.5m a year, the charity’s chairman Mike Tomlinson has revealed in a statement to Third Sector magazine click here to read Mr Tomlinson is quoted as saying “things cannot carry on as they are” after the charity suffered a “£6.1m net…

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Wales set for clamp down on puppy farming

| Campaigns, Hunting

The Countryside Alliance has secured separate standards for hounds kept in packs in Wales and a fairer deal for working dogs. New Breeding of Dogs regulations (Wales) set 14 standards that breeders are expected to comply with which will overhaul the way they are expected to work. The new Breeding of Dogs regulations (Wales) received the approval…

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“Why does the Labour Party listen to the LACS?”

| Campaigns, Hunting

Countryside Alliance animal welfare consultant Jim Barrington has blogged this week, asking “Why does the Labour Party listen to the LACS?” As the League turns 90, Jim recounts the political history of Labour and the League, writing: “While it’s clear that there are Labour supporters who see the anti-hunting campaign by their party as divisive…

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Jim Barrington blogs on the public’s view of hunting

| Campaigns, Hunting

In “Is the public really so anti-hunting?” our animal welfare consultant Jim Barrington writes about his ongoing round of debates at school and colleges and finds that attitudes are more open minded than our opponents would have us believe. Jim writes: “The fact is, most people are reasonable and when a sensible case for wildlife…

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Buy your “Still here, still hunting”badge

| Campaigns, Hunting

We have launched a new bespoke metal badge to mark ten years since the enforcement of the Hunting Act  This badge is a celebration of hunting and signifies the strength of this great tradition that will hopefully continue to thrive for many more years to come. The tenth anniversary of enforcement is 18th February so…

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Hunting – Media and Promotional Pack

| Campaigns, Hunting

Publicity and liaising with the media are all part and parcel of running a modern hunt, so the Countryside Alliance has put together a new, on-line media and promotional pack to help. The pack has been designed to give some advice to hunts when faced with the pressures of dealing with the media and includes…

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