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EDM (Early Day Motion) 570: tabled on 09 December 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is accustomed to those who seek to ban fox hunting making their claims on the basis of distortion, selective quotation and misrepresentation, but is particularly disappointed that the honourable Member for Worcester, during his speech on the second reading of the Wild Mammals (Hunting with Dogs) Bill, sought to represent a chase by the Wocestershire Hunt of a fox lasting 80 to 90 miles as a representative and recent occurrence, when the chase in question, described in the history of the Worcestershire Hunt as being extraordinary 'if authentic', took place in December 1780; and requests that the honourable Member apologise to the House and the Worcestershire Hunt for the impression he created, and that he rely on more recent evidence for the defence of his bill during its further progress through this House.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.