Foxes.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture. – in the House of Commons on 4th March 1940.

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Photo of Mr William Leach Mr William Leach , Bradford Central

asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been drawn to the increasing irritation of farmers about the continuance of hunting during war time; the grave consequences to the food supply of the nation now involved in the damage to crops; the depredations of foxes artificially preserved and the wastages of foodstuffs in the feeding of hunters; and whether he will take steps to protect the national interests by vetoing the practice of hunting?