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Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 100438, tabled on 10 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that illegal fox hunting does not occur on Government-owned land.

Answered on

17 January 2022

The Hunting Act 2004 makes it an offence to hunt a wild mammal with dogs, except where it is carried out in accordance with the exemptions in the Act. Those found guilty under the Act are subject to the full force of the law and enforcement is an operational matter for the police.