In a letter to the Prime Minister, Mike Weatherley, the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hove and Portslade, has reaffirmed his support for the Hunting Act 2004, which banned hunting with dogs.
Mike is a strong supporter of animal welfare and has pledged to vote against any attempt to repeal the Hunting Act. Mike has consistently voted in favour of animal rights and has supported a number of campaigns for better treatment of animals in the UK.
The Hunting Act 2004 was introduced following public outrage that cruel sports were taking place across the country. Mike regularly meets with animal campaigners and is a Member of Conservatives against Fox Hunting. For more details on the campaigns that Mike has supported, click here.
Commenting, Mike said: “My support of the ban on hunting with dogs has been unwavering – it’s cruel and should stay banned. I felt that it was important to highlight to the Prime Minister that there is no appetite locally for a ban and that I would vote against any attempt to alter or repeal it.”