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SHORTAGE OF FOXES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 330: tabled on 16 July 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 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 agrees with the view expressed by the Countryside Alliance that its organisation would be ridiculed in Parliament on the publication of a letter sent in 2004 by the Masters of Fox Hounds Association to 800 hunt masters warning of the nationwide shortage of foxes and urging landowners to breed more foxes to solve the problem; and welcomes this further evidence that foxhunting is unconnected with pest control but is devoted entirely to sadistic pleasure derived from the protracted torment and death of foxes.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.