David Cameron has blasted a couple of rats of the sky to satisfy his longing for going hunting…apparently he is worried about the outcry of shooting deer.
He needs to seriously harden up.
These days he prefers not to discuss his love of deerstalking.
But David Cameron still treats pigeons as fair game ā and has taken a 12-bore shotgun out to hunt them near his home, it has been claimed.
The Prime Minister even asked Scotland Yard protection officers to seal off woodland in Oxfordshire while he took aim, according to a startling disclosure.
The Tory leader is said to have targeted pigeons because he āmissedā the days when he could shoot deer in Scotland.
Last night animal rights groups reacted furiously to the claims, accusing the PM of killing animals for āsheer pleasureā.
Mr Cameron is said to be an expert deerstalker and has spoken openly in the past about his fondness for country pursuits including foxhunting and shooting.
But since becoming Prime Minister, he has been less keen to talk about his love of field sports. Yet when he was missing the days when he could go deerstalking at his father-in-lawās Scottish estate, he went out to shoot pigeons in the woods, according to the newly published diaries of The Telegraphās Scottish Editor Alan Cochrane. Ā Ā Read more »