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Animal welfare news from UK Parliament.

Total results 89 (page 1 of 6)
Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill debated in the Lords
Members discuss draft law to end exports of certain animals for fattening and slaughter in Great Britain. Catch up
22 February 2024
Threats to UK biodiversity at heart of Lords debate
Members discuss infectious disease threats to human, animal and plant health. Catch up
19 January 2024
Defra to be quizzed on pet welfare
The Rt Hon Lord Benyon, Minister of State at Defra and Marc Casale, the Deputy Director for Animal Welfare at the Department, will appear before the EFRA Committee
24 November 2023
Government falling short on protecting marine mammals
Committee publishes the Government’s response to its report, Protecting Marine Mammals in the UK and Abroad
31 October 2023
EFRA Committee to investigate animal import risks
EFRA Committee to investigate animal import risks, XL bully attacks and the proposed ban
13 October 2023
‘Designer dogs’ and other pet abuse – MPs investigate
‘Designer dogs’ and other pet abuse – MPs investigate
03 February 2023
Experts questioned on animal welfare implications of trade deal with Gulf states
International Trade Committee explores the opportunities and challenges faced by the UK agri-food sector in relation to trade with the Gulf region
24 October 2022
MPs question Government inaction on 'cruel' legislation targeting certain dog breeds
MPs question Government inaction on 'cruel' legislation targeting certain dog breeds
03 August 2022
Use of cages for farmed animals debated by MPs
The petition received more than 109,000 signatures.
15 June 2022
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill becomes an Act of Parliament. Catch up
08 April 2022
Lords debates five private members’ bills
Members discuss pensions, British Sign Language, game birds, glue traps and approved premises for substance testing. Catch up
28 March 2022
Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Members debate seizure of cultural objects, support for those with Down Syndrome, compulsory motor insurance and animal welfare penalties notices. Catch up
21 March 2022
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Secretary of State and others questioned on EU import checks
MPs will take evidence on Tuesday 1 March at 2.30pm
24 February 2022
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