Have Your Say

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Fur­ther to the news of Com­mons speaker John Ber­cow sug­gest­ing that MPS didn’t need to wear ties while in the House, we won­dered if you could fore­see a time when there were no ties on shoot day. Here’s what you said…

Gra­ham Al­li­son wrote:

“Yes, if you want more young­sters in the sport. they don’t have the same tra­di­tions and re­quire­ments these days and to some it will be alien. move with the times and we may get more par­tic­i­pa­tion to keep our sport go­ing.”

Peter Cress­well wrote:

“i guess it de­pends on the day’s shoot­ing – on a driven day stood at a peg, yes. Shoot­ing over the spaniels up on the fells, no.”

James Clare wrote:

“at the farm­ers club in Lon­don they have a se­lec­tion of ties and a jacket at re­cep­tion “in case of emer­gen­cies”. i don’t sup­pose they’re ever needed but that’s how it should be.”

Richard Good­win wrote:

“never… if a gun i in­vited came on a day’s shoot­ing with­out a tie, i’d send them home or lend them one.”

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