Sir Paul McCartney warns government over foxhunting law

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Former Beatle Sir Paul says government will lose support if foxhunting is reintroduced

By Val Woan July 10, 2015 Paul McCartney at the ECHO arena in May

Sir Paul McCartney has warned the Government it will lose the support of the people of Britain if fox hunting is reintroduced.

His comments come after ministers put forward changes to the Hunting Act to bring England and Wales in to line with Scotland on using dogs to flush out foxes to be shot.
Traditional fox hunting with dogs is illegal across Britain, but in England and Wales, only two dogs can be used to flush out a fox so that a farmer or landowner can shoot it, while in Scotland an unlimited number of dogs can be used.
The bid to change the law in England and Wales, which will be voted on next week, has prompted accusations that the Government is…

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