Animal Welfare: Licensing:Written question - 280991

Q
Asked by Angela Smith
(Penistone and Stocksbridge)
Asked on: 23 July 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Animal Welfare: Licensing
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many local authorities in England have submitted data for 2019 on the number of licences they have issued under the Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018.
A
Answered by: Zac Goldsmith
Answered on: 09 September 2019

Under regulation 29 of The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 it is a requirement for local authorities in England to submit specified information relating to licensable activities in their respective areas. Such information should be submitted to the Secretary of State by 31 May for each preceding year 1 April to 31 March. Local authorities have submitted information to the Secretary of State for this year and Defra is analysing the data. We aim to publish the information later this year.

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