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The Hunting Act (c 37) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which bans the . The general election was then called and the bill ran out of . Officials of the Crawley and Horsham Hunt were found guilty in May of Section 1 of the Hunting Act: he admitted illegally hunting a fox during a meet at. Defra () reported that many of these convictions were for offences such as Three members of the Sussex based Crawley and Horsham Hunt were found Supporters of the ban report a reduction in publicity for hunt meets, but little a free vote on the repeal of the hunting act should they be returned to government. 16 May Written Answers Hunting Act Environment Food and Rural I had a meeting with the Countryside Alliance in December , during . Horse & Hound Three members of Crawley and Horsham hunt . donated £1million to the Labour Party before the General Election.

But the victim, who was a stranger, denied his claims and said she had told him she did not want to have sex. Exeter crown court heard Norrish raped her in the front seat of his 4x4 at around 2. The trial judge, Mr Justice Field, said it was a 'grave abuse of a vulnerable woman', adding that the 'effect of what you did will endure for her for years'. After the case, the victim told how she had been 'violated in the most horrendous way'.

A community has been divided and I would like to think that we can now put this behind us and rebuild our lives. John Norrish was seen as an upstanding member of the community and he abused that trust. This result means that no-one else will be subjected to this type of abuse from him. He had his head bowed as the judge told him: I have no doubt that you appreciated that. Instead of simply giving her a lift home as you should have done, you took advantage of her as she sat in the front passenger seat of your car.

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She did not consent to your advances, early on she told she did not want to. You did not reasonably believe that she was consenting and proceeded to have sexual intercourse. This was a grave abuse of a vulnerable woman. Norrish remained impassive as the sentence of four years was passed, of which he will serve half behind bars before he is considered for released on licence. She said she was 'hysterical' and her husband wanted to track down Norrish who drove off with her shoes, knickers and handbag in the foot-well of his vehicle.

Det Con Paul Feeney said: His lawyer Robert Linford told the judge that his client had led an outdoor lifestyle all his life and a custodial sentence will be hard for him to bear. Norrish, who is now retired from is job as huntsman with the Tiverton Staghounds, is still married. Norrish was described by one of the people serving behind the fully stocked bar as 'the star of the show' that night.

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It was said he stood proudly at the entrance to the Cobley Farm event wearing his red hunting jacket, collecting tickets off the people who were attending the Tiverton Staghounds ball last July. Norrish, who has two grown-up sons, was a big part of the West Country hunting scene. During his lengthy career, which dated back to the s, he had been associated with the Devon and Somerset Staghounds, the South Devon Foxhounds, the Minehead Harriers in Somerset and latterly the Tiverton Staghounds.

He lived at the kennels where he looked after the hounds that took part in the hunting over Exmoor. They said the former South Bromsgrove High school student then pawned the stolen goods and used the cash to go on boozy nights out as well as pampering sessions at local beauty salons.

Her unsuspecting victims gave Natalie free rein in their homes, where she would help them with odd jobs around the house or with tasks on nearby farms. They had no idea she was stealing from them under their noses as many of the items she took were so valuable they did not wear them every day. Tongue, who is a keen horse rider and is believed to have ridden with the respected Worcestershire Hunt, systematically stole priceless family heirlooms.

The victims said items she lifted included diamond rings and necklaces which had been given to them as wedding gifts or as inheritance Her victims, who did not want to be identified, are said to be "distraught" at her betrayal The items she had stolen were hidden away, the types of things that you would never wear on an everyday basis, because they were so precious.

But as the victims looked around their homes they gradually realised what had been taken, and they had to come to terms with the fact that someone they had trusted, so implicitly, had betrayed them, so completely It is a really sad tale.

Nobody can believe this young girl could have stooped so low. She is due to be sentenced next month. Tongue pleaded guilty to two charges of burglary and two of fraud, by representing that the stolen items were hers to sell. She was given a week jail sentence, suspended for 18 months, and was ordered to carry out hours of unpaid work. Indeed some Hunts make use of flashing orange lights, of questionable legality, on their car tops to show their friends where the antis are.

When he did not, she grabbed his bike and started shoving it and him towards the side of the road. Today the M-o-S revealed their names, and much more A video released by police last week showed an irate woman jogging up to a cyclist and assaulting him after he appeared to hold up traffic on a quaint country lane in the Cotswolds. But as police appealed for help tracing the woman and her victim, wearing a flat cap, waxed jacket and wellies, speculation grew that there was perhaps more to the altercation than the second YouTube sensation initially suggested She is known to use a variety of pseudonyms, among them Emily Fox.

But to her admirers, including the huntsmen she harangues — and they are said to be numerous — she is known as Foxy Lady or simply The Fox. Her agility, striking good looks and uncompromising manner have drawn comparison with fiery video game adventurer Lara Croft Her clash with Mr Cox on the B near Bibury in Gloucestershire, was a flashpoint in a quietly simmering war being played out in the countryside because of the hunting ban Both sides try to gather video evidence to prove the other breaks the law.

It happened in January when Mr Cox was following the year-old Heythrop hunt — popular with the so-called Chipping Norton set — because his horse was lame. And she insisted she had no regrets. It was obvious what he was doing. I was shouting at him to please move out of the way before I reached him. But even then I only kicked his bike. He was just a foolish man brought up to think cruelty is okay. He denied using his bike to deliberately obstruct the saboteurs Mr Cox, the great-great grandson of an Irish peer, did not report the incident at the time but said he contacted police last week after they issued their appeal.

Meanwhile privately-educated Miss Marsh, who is studying veterinary medicine, grew up in the countryside on the Hampshire-West Sussex border Many of the hunt find her attractive and try to flirt with her, which she finds terribly annoying. He was found to have 85 microgrammes of alcohol in millilitres of breath. The legal limit is But there were mixed feelings about his rise towards the top, and he was passed over for senior partner in He played a leading part both in the defence of Savoy against the ambitions of Lord Forte, and in the settlement which persuaded the warring parties to co-operate.

In that year Richardson stepped down from his executive role at Rothschilds to become a vice-chairman of the bank and non-executive chairman of Smith New Court, the securities trading house in which Rothschilds held a stake.

He retired from both these roles in In andhe wrote a series of letters on Hawkpoint stationery to an American-based acquaintance, Alan Shephard, confirming that Shephard had several hundred million dollars of loan funds available to him.

It transpired this information had come from Shephard — a former bankrupt who had faced fraud allegations — and had not been verified by Richardson, who continued writing despite warnings from NatWest that it did not wish to do business with Shephard. For some years he was chairman of the Royal Masonic Hospital in Hammersmith.

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He was knighted in In the summer he raced Redwing sailing boats off the Isle of Wight. Kinetic Information System Services Ltd ZKineticZthe fast growing financial markets software company, announced today that Sir Michael Richardson has been appointed non-executive Chairman of the company. He should have been warned off or given a slap on the wrist, but to ban somebody for life at odd is out of all proportion. In the Commons, the Government's last-ditch attempt to compromise on a delay until 31 July won the support of only 46 MPs, although the delay until was inserted in the Bill.

The Lords who would have had to have accepted the Commons' other amendments including the principle of a ban on hunting and dues rejected the proposal by to With the Lords and Commons unable to come to agreement by the end of the Parliamentary year the Speaker of the House of CommonsMichael Martininvoked the Parliament Acts andan infrequently used legislative device that allows the Commons to overrule the Lords where agreement can not be reached.

The provisions of the law state a penalty not exceeding level 5 on the standard scalehowever, currently inlevel 5 has no upper limit. Small, local groups of Hunt Monitorsmade up of independent, private individuals, also engage in regular hunt monitoring. However, the Police's UK National Wildlife Crime Unit has said that policing of hunting should be a priority for forces in some areas of the country, most notably the South West.

The High Court ruled that it was necessary for the prosecution to prove that the conditions of the exemption had not been met.

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It also ruled that for the offence of "hunting a wild mammal" to take place there must be an identifiable mammal. The hunt used Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden, an expert in the use of the Protection from Harassment Act in such cases. This was viewed as a test case and received support from the Countryside Alliance, the Master of Foxhounds Association and 80 landowners and if successful was planned to lead to a request for an injunction against everyone associated with these groups from interfering with the hunt.

The defendants claimed to have evidence of illegal hunting taking place and were asking the court to accept this as a defence to the Harassment Act action. The original judge, Justice Cranston, stepped down in July due to earlier comments made in support of the ban made while an MP. During the second trial it was reported that the judge dismissed nuisance and trespass, because they had "fundamental defects", leaving only harassment.