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whipper-in

a person employed to assist the huntsman managing the hounds
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"We love the social side of fox hunting too," says Aileen.
Chris Luffingham of the League Against Cruel Sports said: "Millions of people across the country vehemently oppose a return to the barbaric activity of fox hunting. Pledging to 'Bring back fox hunting' is political poison."
This is a practice where the hunts' hounds are trained to kill in the run-up to the fox hunting season - by being let loose in woodland to target fox cubs and tear them to pieces.
In Parliament, concerns over the fact fox hunting is still taking place and the sheer scale of it, are getting a lot more exposure.
The fox hunting law ban came into place in 2005 under the Hunting Act but some are calling to have this law repealed.
Before the Fox Hunting Act, local hunts used to kill on average 5070 foxes mostly old foxes, now you have a new type of hunter who goes out at night with high powered rifles with night vision telescopic sights costing PS10,000 upwards, all perfectly legal it seems, which would make any unit of the British army green with envy.
Asked on yesterday's BBC1 Andrew Marr Show if she still supports hunting, May said: "I've never fox hunted and there won't be a vote on fox hunting during this Parliament."
It comes after Prime Minister Theresa May said she personally supported fox hunting and renewed a pledge to hold a free vote on overturning the ban.
Anyone who says there aren't roles for women of a certain age are wrong, as long as they write them themselves TV's Sue Perkins at the Bafta Awards There was a school debating society which I spoke at on many, many issues, including a debate to get rid of fox hunting in the middle of a fox hunting area.
AS the traditional fox hunting season gets under way, it's time to clear up a few myths about foxes and fox hunting.