The National Trust issues licences to hunts at various locations around the country. In 2020, following revelations from leaked Zoom webinars that trail hunting is nothing but a ‘smokescreen’, the Trust temporarily suspended all licences pending the ongoing police investigation and court case. This suspension remains in place — but now is the time to see it to be turned into a permanent ban; and you can help.
In the four years that I’ve been keeping this blog, I haven’t once written about fox hunting. Not once. Which is particularly surprising when I
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