Tag: hunting ban

  • Hare Coursing

    Hare Coursing

    The Assembly rejected an attempt by Sinn Fein MLA Francie Molloy to overturn the ban on hare coursing. This was welcomed Brian Wilson who has for many years campaigned for such a ban. Brian Wilson: I was surprised and disappointed to see Mr Molloy’s amendment on the agenda. I thought that we had finally resolved […]

  • Ban on Hunting with Hounds Fails

    Ban on Hunting with Hounds Fails

    BRIAN HAS EXPRESSED DISAPPOINTMENT AFTER HIS BID TO EXTEND BAN ON HUNTING WITH HOUNDS TO NORTHERN IRELAND FAILS North Down MLA Brian Wilson said: “I am both frustrated and disappointed in today’s result. “I brought this Private Member’s Bill forward in a genuine attempt to end animal cruelty in Northern Ireland and bring our legislation […]

  • Hunting Ban for Northern Ireland

    Hunting Ban for Northern Ireland

    Assembly member Brian Wilson plans to introduce legislation which will outlaw hunting with dogs in Northern Ireland. The process began 31/03/10 with the launch of a consultation document outlining the aims of the bill at Parliament Building, Stormont. Revealing the document to the media Mr. Wilson MLA said: “Introducing a ban on hunting in Northern […]