The hunting ban has never commanded popular support. Most people could not care less.
The hunting ban, and this can never be said too often, was the means by which Tony Blair and Hilary Armstrong, both of whom went on to oppose that ban in the Division Lobbies, cajoled disgraceful Labour MPs into voting in favour of the Iraq War.
Who cares about food poverty, or fuel poverty, or any poverty, when we have knocked the red-coated toffs off their horses? I do, let me assure you.