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Thursday, October 22, 1998 Published at 20:23 GMT 21:23 UK


Ban Foxhunting? - Oxford Union says no

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Hatty Cadman leads the debate.
Nick Mason opens the opposition argument.
Paul Davis Hunt Saboteurs Association.
Robin Page Television presenter and pro-hunting advocate.
Mike Woodin Green Party.
Alison Hawes Countryside Alliance.
John Cooper League against Cruel Sports.
Professor Roger Scruton Philosopher and author

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