What is revealed in responses to the North Wales Police hunting review

Rider with the Flint and Denbigh Hunt next to a hunt sab and police officer

Reactions to the review of North Wales Police’s handling of the Hunting Act are unsurprisingly polarised, and they were from the outset. In August 2022, just after the surveys were first made public, the Countryside Alliance quickly announced that they were “deeply flawed” and that “the hunting community” would not participate. As a result, as […]

Review into policing of hunts in North Wales finds focus on ‘public disorder’

North Wales Police officers standing in front of riders with the Flint and Denbigh Hunt

A recently published review reveals the complexities of policing the Hunting Act in North Wales. And it shows that it’s high time for new legislation. On 12 January, Glyndwr University’s Social Inclusion Research Institute (Cyfiawnder) published a long-awaited review into policing of the Hunting Act in North Wales. As Protect the Wild previously covered, the […]