Dear Kent Police,

1. Has there been any correspondence of any kind in the last three years relating to trail hunting between this police force and the Countryside Alliance, Master of Foxhounds Association or the Hunting Office?
2. Has this police force, in the last 3 years, offered any advice to local fox hunts on how to avoid being accused of illegal hunting by hunt monitors and saboteurs.
3. If advice has been given in the last 3 years to local fox hunters, the Countryside Alliance or Master of Fox Hounds Association, what was the advice?

Yours faithfully,

Patricia Betty

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Dear Ms Betty,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST 20/11/1421

 

Thank you for your request received by Kent Police on 27 November 2020. I
note you seek access, in summary, to information relating to:

 

Advice and communication with local fox hunts

 

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Dear Ms Betty,

 

With reference to the Freedom of Information request that we received from
you on 27^th November 2020 please find attached the response letter.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Freedom of Information

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