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Fur trade in the UK examined by Committee

18 April 2018

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee hears from online and market retail representatives, Trading Standards, and representatives from the fur industry.

Witnesses

Wednesday 18 April, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Ceri Davies, Operations Director, Camden Market
  • Lesley Smith, Director Public Policy, UK & Ireland, Amazon
  • Kate Burns, General Counsel, Not on the High Street
  • Nicola Tudor, Trading Standards, LB Tower Hamlets

At 10:30am

  • Mette Lykke Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer, Fur Europe
  • Michael Moser, Chief Executive Officer, British Fur Trade Association
  • Mark Oaten, Chief Executive Officer, International Fur Federation

Likely topics for discussion

Likely topics for discussion include: the sale of real fur as fake fur, the fur trade in the UK, and the need for improved labelling.

Further information

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