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Hunt ban vote 'not imminent'

The Environment Secretary says there is no imminent prospect of a vote on repealing the hunting ban. But the Countryside Alliance say are they "confident" the ban will eventually be repealed.

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'Appropriate moment' needed for free hunting vote

There's only a point having a vote if you're going to win. At the moment, it would not be my proposal to bring forward a vote we were going to lose. There needs to be more work done on Members of Parliament. It is our clear intention to have a free vote but we need to choose an appropriate moment.

– Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson, Speaking to the telegraph

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