Sir Paul McCartney entered the fox hunting debate today by warning David Cameron he will lose the country's support,
The music legend famous for his strong views on animal welfare released a hard-hitting statement days before MPs discuss what is being described as a “return to the dark days of fox hunting by the backdoor”.
“The people of Britain are behind this Tory Government on many things but the vast majority of us will be against them if hunting is reintroduced,” warned Sir Paul.
“It is cruel and unnecessary and will lose them support from ordinary people and animal lovers like myself.”
Sir Paul’s comments echo the views of another of the country’s favourite rock musicians.Brian May has become the leading campaigner in the battle to combat the return of fox hunting.
His Team Fox 2015 have been critical of the Government’s tactics of using “statutory instruments” to relax provisions of the Hunting Act which outlawed old style hunting with hounds.
MPs will vote on the technical changes next Wednesday but will only have 90 minutes to debate the issue.The Hunting Act came into force after 700 hours of Parliamentary time.
Anti hunt campaigners point out that 80 per cent of the nation is against fox hunting and Pro hunters want the new rules to help with wildlife management.
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