Animal welfare

MPs debate the UK ivory trade

Debate scheduled following Backbench Business Committee meeting

RSPCA should step back from prosecutions except in exceptional cases

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee cautions RSPCA in report on animal welfare

MPs debate ban on snares

On 21 July MPs will take part in a Chamber debate on a motion on a ban on the manufacture, sale, possession and use of snares

RSPCA and Scottish SPCA discuss animal welfare

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee looks at enforcement and role of Scotland’s animal welfare charity

Pets4Homes and Gumtree questioned on pet sales

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee examines sale of animals online and through pet shops

More animal welfare

Title Date
Dog Welfare discussed with animal charities 19.04.2016
Animal Welfare Act discussed with academic and vets 12.04.2016
Bookmakers should do more to support Greyhound welfare, say MPs 25.02.2016
Concern expressed by committee about Official Controls Proposal 10.12.2015
Greyhound racing governing body questioned on dog welfare 08.12.2015
Greyhound welfare: written evidence published and first hearing announced 24.11.2015