Hunting ban backed by 84% of voters, poll finds
Any attempts to repeal the Hunting Act would be "deeply unpopular" among the majority of the British public, a new poll has found.
The Ipsos MORI poll commissioned by animal welfare charity the League Against Cruel Sports found 84% of the public do not want a return to fox hunting.
Opposition to hare hunting and deer hunting was even stronger, at 91% and 88% respectively.
The poll also suggested banning fox hunting is growing increasingly popular among Conservative voters.
It is now at 73%, having risen from 64% in 2013, 66% in 2014, and 70% in 2015
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