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Animal welfare news from UK Parliament.

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MPs debate the UK ivory trade
Debate scheduled following Backbench Business Committee meeting
24 November 2016
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RSPCA should step back from prosecutions except in exceptional cases
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee cautions RSPCA in report on animal welfare
16 November 2016
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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
19 July 2016
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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
28 June 2016
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Pets4Homes and Gumtree questioned on pet sales
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee examines sale of animals online and through pet shops
24 May 2016
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Dog Welfare discussed with animal charities
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines the breeding and sale of dogs
19 April 2016
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Animal Welfare Act discussed with academic and vets
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee examines the effectiveness and enforcement of Act
12 April 2016
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Bookmakers should do more to support Greyhound welfare, say MPs
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee publishes report on Greyhound welfare
25 February 2016
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Concern expressed by committee about Official Controls Proposal
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee publishes Ministerial correspondence relating to the Proposal on Official Controls
10 December 2015
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Greyhound racing governing body questioned on dog welfare
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-committee takes evidence from the industry's governing body
08 December 2015
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Greyhound welfare: evidence published and first hearing announced
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-committee take evidence from animal welfare charities
24 November 2015
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