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Last Updated: Monday, 25 April, 2005, 17:50 GMT 18:50 UK
Hunt supporters surround Prescott
Protestors at bus
Protestors were quickly moved on by police
The Deputy Prime Minster was jeered and heckled by a crowd of about 50 hunt supporters on a visit to Cornwall.

John Prescott was visiting Frame Homes UK at Cardrew industrial estate in Redruth along with a group of Labour campaigners on Monday afternoon.

Hunt supporters, including farmers, workers and children, waved banners and shouted slogans when they surrounded his battle bus after it stopped.

The supporters were quickly moved on by more than 20 police officers.

Before the bus was surrounded, farmer Martin Stevens said: "We've got concerns about rural areas but they don't want to know, they won't speak to us."

Mr Prescott said about the hunting supporters: "They've got their point to make, but Parliament has spoken on this issue and they have now made the decision."





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