Early day motion 192

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WILD ANIMALS IN CIRCUSES

That this House notes that a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses was included in the manifestos of the Conservative, Labour and Green parties at the recent general election, showing the unified support across the House on this animal protection issue; recalls that 94 per cent of respondents to a Defra public consultation supported a ban and the House of Commons voted unanimously in favour of such a ban in 2011; further notes that currently two circuses with fewer than 20 wild animals are touring England and Wales; notes that a deadline of December 2015 was included in the Government's draft Wild Animals in Circuses Bill; notes that the UK has fallen behind 31 countries which have introduced similar national measures; notes the work of Animal Defenders International highlighting circus suffering in the UK and currently assisting the Peruvian government to enforce a ban; and calls on the Government to bring forward this manifesto commitment at the earliest opportunity

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Abbott, Diane Labour Party Hackney North and Stoke Newington 02.07.2015
Amess, David Conservative Party Southend West 25.06.2015
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 01.07.2015
Arkless, Richard Scottish National Party Dumfries and Galloway 01.07.2015
Betts, Clive Labour Party Sheffield South East 03.11.2015
Blackman, Bob Conservative Party Harrow East 25.06.2015
Blomfield, Paul Labour Party Sheffield Central 13.07.2015
Brown, Alan Scottish National Party Kilmarnock and Loudoun 21.07.2015
Cadbury, Ruth Labour Party Brentford and Isleworth 28.01.2016
Cameron, Lisa Scottish National Party East Kilbride Strathaven and Lesmahagow 01.07.2015
Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party Londonderry East 07.07.2015
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 11.02.2016
Champion, Sarah Labour Party Rotherham 21.07.2015
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 07.09.2015
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 29.06.2015
Cox, Jo Labour Party Batley and Spen 07.09.2015
Crawley, Angela Scottish National Party Lanark and Hamilton East 07.09.2015
Cryer, John Labour Party Leyton and Wanstead 08.07.2015
Davies, Geraint Labour Party Swansea West 01.03.2016
Davies, Glyn Conservative Party Montgomeryshire 01.07.2015
Day, Martyn Scottish National Party Linlithgow and East Falkirk 30.06.2015
Debbonaire, Thangam Labour Party Bristol West 02.07.2015
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 25.06.2015
Donaldson, Stuart Scottish National Party West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine 19.10.2015
Dowd, Jim Labour Party Lewisham West and Penge 25.06.2015
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 25.06.2015
Ellman, Louise Labour Party Liverpool Riverside 22.02.2016
Fellows, Marion Scottish National Party Motherwell and Wishaw 01.07.2015
Ferrier, Margaret Scottish National Party Rutherglen and Hamilton West 30.06.2015
Field, Frank Labour Party Birkenhead 29.06.2015
Fitzpatrick, Jim Labour Party Poplar and Limehouse 25.06.2015
Flello, Robert Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent South 06.07.2015
Flynn, Paul Labour Party Newport West 07.07.2015
Gapes, Mike Labour Party Ilford South 29.06.2015
Glass, Pat Labour Party North West Durham 07.09.2015
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 25.06.2015
Hamilton, Fabian Labour Party Leeds North East 12.10.2015
Harris, Carolyn Labour Party Swansea East 13.10.2015
Hayes, Helen Labour Party Dulwich and West Norwood 02.07.2015
Hayman, Sue Labour Party Workington 30.06.2015
Hendry, Drew Scottish National Party Inverness Nairn Badenoch and Strathspey 07.09.2015
Hermon, Lady INDEPENDENT North Down 01.07.2015
Hollern, Kate Labour Party Blackburn 27.10.2015
Kaufman, Gerald Labour Party Manchester Gorton 09.02.2016
Kerevan, George Scottish National Party East Lothian 02.07.2015
Law, Chris Scottish National Party Dundee West 29.06.2015
Lucas, Caroline Green Party Brighton Pavilion 25.06.2015
Madders, Justin Labour Party Ellesmere Port and Neston 30.06.2015
Mann, John Labour Party Bassetlaw 12.10.2015
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 07.07.2015
Maskell, Rachael Labour Party York Central 02.07.2015
Matheson, Chris Labour Party City of Chester 29.06.2015
McDonald, Stewart Scottish National Party Glasgow South 10.02.2016
McDonald, Stuart Scottish National Party Cumbernauld Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East 07.09.2015
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 29.06.2015
McGarry, Natalie Scottish National Party Glasgow East 01.07.2015
McInnes, Liz Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 02.07.2015
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 01.07.2015
Monaghan, Carol Scottish National Party Glasgow North West 01.07.2015
Monaghan, Paul Scottish National Party Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross 06.07.2015
Morris, Grahame M Labour Party Easington 06.07.2015
Owen, Albert Labour Party Ynys Môn 17.09.2015
Pennycook, Matthew Labour Party Greenwich and Woolwich 20.07.2015
Pugh, John Liberal Democrats Southport 13.07.2015
Qureshi, Yasmin Labour Party Bolton South East 22.02.2016
Rees, Christina Labour Party Neath 12.10.2015
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 29.06.2015
Robertson, Laurence Conservative Party Tewkesbury 06.07.2015
Saville Roberts, Liz Plaid Cymru Dwyfor Meirionnydd 30.06.2015
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 06.07.2015
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 29.06.2015
Smith, Cat Labour Party Lancaster and Fleetwood 29.06.2015
Smith, Jeff Labour Party Manchester Withington 07.09.2015
Starmer, Keir Labour Party Holborn and St Pancras 20.07.2015
Thomas-Symonds, Nick Labour Party Torfaen 06.07.2015
Weir, Mike Scottish National Party Angus 30.06.2015
West, Catherine Labour Party Hornsey and Wood Green 08.09.2015
Williams, Hywel Plaid Cymru Arfon 29.06.2015
Williams, Mark Liberal Democrats Ceredigion 06.07.2015
Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party East Antrim 08.07.2015
Zeichner, Daniel Labour Party Cambridge 30.06.2015