The Hunting Act should be repealed.
Why does this idea matter?
It has done nothing for animal welfare.
It has resulted in an explosion in the fox population. Foxes attack poultry and other livestock. Not only does this lead to a considerable net increase in animal suffering, it results in substantial economic loss for farmers and country people.
The ban has caused hardship and unemployment in hard pressed rural communities
The ban is ill-conceived and politically motivated, is counterproductive in terms of its stated aim, and serves only to increase the growing rift between urban and rural communities