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Asked by Tracey Crouch
(Chatham and Aylesford)
Asked on: 09 January 2020
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Livestock: Exports
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the criteria is for live animal exports for slaughter to be classified as long distance.
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Answered by: George Eustice
Answered on: 17 January 2020

We have a manifesto commitment to end excessively long journeys for live animals going for slaughter and fattening once we leave the EU. We will shortly consult on how we deliver on that commitment and look forward to inviting views on the criteria that will be used to define an excessively long journey.

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