Most Say Hunting Should Not Be Legal

MORI conducted a nationally-representative telephone survey of 1,000 adults aged 15+ between 14-16 November 2003. It found that most people — in each case — felt that deer hunting, hare hunting & coursing and fox hunting should not be legal (82%, 77% & 69% respectively).

MORI conducted a nationally-representative telephone survey of 1,000 adults aged 15+ between 14-16 November 2003. It found that most people -- in each case -- felt that deer hunting, hare hunting & coursing and fox hunting should not be legal (82%, 77% & 69% respectively).

Topline Results

  • 1,000 respondents aged 15+ across Great Britain
  • Interviews carried out by telephone
  • Fieldwork conducted between 14-16 November 2003
  • Results are weighted to the known population profile
  • * indicates a score of less than half of one per cent, but greater than zero

Q Now a question on traditional sports, where dogs are set upon wild animals. Which, if any, of these do you think, on balance, should be legal in Britain today?

160 Yes, should be legal No, should not be legal Don't know Refused
160 % % % %
Deer Hunting 15 82 3 *
Fox Hunting 28 69 3 *
Hare Hunting and Coursing 19 77 4 *
160
Average 21 76 3 *

More insights about Public Sector

Society