Move to ban foxhunting in Scotland

Robbie Marsland, Director League Scotland, said:

“It is shocking that in the 21st century hunting animals for no purpose other than blood lust is allowed to take place. Scotland, as a progressive and modern country, has the opportunity to set the benchmark by which all others follow. We fully support any and all efforts to make hunting animals for fun illegal.”

As well as this, the Protection of Wild Mammals Act (2002) is currently in the public consultation phase of a review, led by Lord Bonomy. The League has been heavily involved with this review, including providing written and oral evidence, and submitting hundreds of hours of video evidence. In 2016, Lord Bonomy published his review, which supports key League calls on strengthening the hunting legislation in Scotland.

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