COMMONS

Primates as pets

Use the form below to send a written submission to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs inquiry on primates as pets.  The deadline for receipt of written evidence is Tuesday 14 January 2014.

Please ensure you have read the terms of reference for this inquiry:

  • The extent of the trade and keeping of primates as pets within the UK;
  • Whether the existing regulatory framework and Code of Practice offer adequate protection for the welfare of primates kept as pets and are being applied effectively; and
  • Whether people should be allowed to keep primates as pets and, if not, how a ban might be implemented.

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