Fooling the Police is Criminal

BY NIGEL BEAN (& PAUL READ) The police forces of the United Kingdom should read this article before dealing with the upsurge of complaints against fox hunts. The information covered explains why cases of illegal hunting brought against registered fox hunts are continually failing. This information has been around for centuries and was documented in the first-ever Government hunting inquiry in 1951 and surrounds ‘preconceived … Continue reading Fooling the Police is Criminal

Labour Police Commissioners Facilitating Sabs?

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ So the Labour-supporting Cheshire PCC held a review into public concerns over hunting. And, naturally, he received tremendous support from local Labour politicians. Why? Well, for one, it was their party that took a one million pound ‘bung’ from IFAW/PAL to ban hunting in the first place and with a 250k ‘bung’ before the 2010 election and another 250k … Continue reading Labour Police Commissioners Facilitating Sabs?

Effective Rural Pest Control

BY ADAM GALPIN I feel an overwhelming obligation from a personal point of view to defend first and foremost my job but also to speak out in defence of Farmers, Gamekeepers, Landowners and the voiceless prey animals which suffer or simply do not get the chance to exist where the management of predators is non-existent. On the 9th of January 2019 the Scottish Government announced … Continue reading Effective Rural Pest Control

The BBC’s Packham Liability

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ The BBC have been using a special get-out-of-jail card dreamed up just for presenters such as Chris Packham and Gary Lineker, who like to engage the British public on social media. This card enables Packham to be their torch-bearer for left-wing animal rights fundamentalist ideology (an ideology that has had some of its adherents jailed for terrorism in recent … Continue reading The BBC’s Packham Liability

LACS Charity Status Under Review

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ What are the UK Charity Commission public benefit rules for a charity? From the Charity Commission’s website: The ‘benefit aspect’ To satisfy this aspect: a purpose must be beneficial – this must be in a way that is identifiable and capable of being proved by evidence where necessary and which is not based on personal views any detriment or … Continue reading LACS Charity Status Under Review

More Hunting Fake News

BY NIGEL BEAN I have already discussed in a previous article the pivotal role fake news played in securing the hunting ban in 2004 and gave the example of an article written by Anthony Bartlett, then public affairs editor for The Guardian. The article was mischievously entitled “Vets say hunted foxes die in agony” when in fact not one vet actually said that. The article … Continue reading More Hunting Fake News

Scottish Hunting Consultation

BY NIGEL BEAN Here are my answers to the Scottish Hunting Consultation: 1.1. Do you think the definition of “to hunt” as provided in the 2002 Act should be more specifically defined? No, To change the wording is the Scottish Government signing up to the demands of animal rights fundamentalists. The fundamentalists are unhappy because they can’t prove out their money spinning campaigns because they … Continue reading Scottish Hunting Consultation