Draft Research Reports

The Committee arranged for research to be carried out into a number of topics (click here for details). The Inquiry held five Research Seminars to discuss the draft reports which were being prepared by the successful bidders. Transcripts of the Research Seminars are available (click here for details).

Draft Research Reports

Note by the Committee of Inquiry:
These reports are in draft form only. They should not be regarded as representing the final views of the researchers. Nor should they be regarded as representing the Committee's views.

To view each report please click the link. Please note that these reports are very large and may take time to download. It may therefore be advisable to download the documents to your computer before attempting to open them as this may save time. (Right-clicking the mouse on the link may be an easier way to download the documents)

Contracts 2 and 3 - Economic aspects

Mark Cox.
Draft Research Report (PDF)
Draft Research Report (WORD Zip)
Draft Research Report (text Zip)

Contract 4 - Social and Cultural aspects

Dr Paul Milbourne.
Draft Research Report (PDF)
Draft Research Report (WORD Zip)
Draft Research Report (text Zip)

Contracts 5 and 6 - Population Control

Professor Stephen Harris and Dr Piran White.
Amended Draft Research Report (PDF)
Amended Draft Research Report (Word Zip)
Amended Draft Research Report (Text Zip)

Professor David Macdonald
Draft Research Report (PDF)
Draft Research Report (Word Zip)
Draft Research Report (Text Zip)

Contract 7 - Animal Welfare

Professor Patrick Bateson and Professor Roger Harris
Draft Research Report (PDF)
Draft Research Report (Word Zip)
Draft Research Report (Text Zip)

Welfare Implications of Hunting Fox, Mink and Hare with Dogs (Additional Draft Work by Professor Bateson and Professor Harris)

Contract 8 - Drag and Bloodhound Hunting

Will Manley, Julia Hallett, Graham Cox and Graham Smith

PDF Files
WORD ZIP Files
Draft Report Draft Report
Appendix 1 Appendix 1
Appendix 2 Appendix 2
Appendix 3 Appendix 3
Appendix 4 Appendix 4
Appendix 5 Appendix 5
Appendix 6 Appendix 6


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