Kate “Tally” Hoey and her Anti past!

Our parliamentary people have been overcome with a touch of nostalgia in recent weeks and have been looking back over the League’s election coverage of the last thirty years or so.

In a column by Angela Smith, then Head of Public Affairs at the League but now Angela Smith MP, minister for the third sector, she comments in the aftermath of the 1987 general election on the performance of two members of the League Against Cruel Sports who had stood as candidates.

Here, she reports on a lady named Kate Hoey, who stood in Dulwich. We have reason to believe that she is now the Chairman of the Countryside Alliance.

We don’t need to explain any further; you can read, and make your own mind up.

Nowadays, as a registered charity, the League can’t be as partisan as this, and we ensure that our campaigns adhere to the laws which govern charitable campaigning.

But it does make you wonder if there’s anyone at the Countryside Alliance who’s never worked at, or supported, the League…

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    alwoodcock said,

    I was very surprised to see a member of the labour government as chairman of the CA!! I’m not at all shocked to see her anti past. They’re all hypocrites anyway. Every one of them! They just go where the money is! Stupid c*w!!!


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