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Animal welfare news from UK Parliament.

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Secretary of State questioned on work of Department
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines Brexit progress, animal welfare, air quality and plastics
07 June 2018
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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines UK fur trade
Government Ministers questioned on the current UK fur trade
25 April 2018
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Draft Animal Welfare Bill examined
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions legal experts and charities
17 January 2018
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Brexit: farm animal welfare - report published
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee publishes report on Brexit: farm animal welfare
25 July 2017
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Brexit: farm animal welfare discussed at roundtable
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 5 April at 10.00am
05 April 2017
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MPs debate a motion on animal welfare
On 30 March MPs will debate a motion in the House of Commons
23 March 2017
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Brexit: farm animal welfare—short inquiry launched
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee launches a short inquiry into Brexit: farm animal welfare
17 March 2017
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Backbench Business Committee weekly meeting 7 March 2017
Watch live as MPs put forward a case to debate their selected subjects to the Backbench Business Committee
06 March 2017
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UK agriculture – animal health and welfare post-Brexit
EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee takes evidence on Wednesday 1 March at 10.30am
01 March 2017
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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