It is utterly mind-boggling for Cameron to break a vow to his core voters while pandering to a tiny minority By Stephen Glover PUBLISHED: 23:20 GMT, 26 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:20 GMT, 26 December 2012 Impractical: Yesterday, Owen Paterson told a newspaper there was no immediate prospect of hunting being made legal again Here’s a puzzle. The Conservative Manifesto in 2010 promised a free vote on hunting in the Commons. It declared that the Act that banned hunting with dogs that had been passed by Labour was ‘unworkable’.
Gagged, judge who dared to stick up for marriage: Watchdog rebukes him over involvement in campaign | UPDATED: 22:43 GMT, 4 December 2012 Sir Paul Coleridge is listed as 'founder and chairman' of the Marriage Foundation think-tank A judge was ordered to keep a ‘lower profile’ yesterday – after he spoke out in favour of marriage. Judicial watchdogs rebuked High Court family law judge Sir Paul Coleridge following protests about his involvement in a campaign to make marriage ‘the gold standard of relationships’.