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Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Poultry (9 April 2014)

George Eustice: ...of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2007. We have no plans to review these requirements. DEFRA also has a statutory duck welfare code, which encourages high standards of husbandry. DEFRA, the RSPCA, academics and the duck industry have done a good deal of work over the last few years looking at how water could be provided to ducks in a commercial setting. DEFRA contributed to the...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Nature Conservation: Crime (1 April 2014)

George Eustice: ...specimens (including plants) may be retained for various reasons by the police, UK Border Force (UKBF), Royal Botanic Gardens Kew (RBG Kew), local authorities and other organisations such as the RSPCA. RBG Kew has a Plant Quarantine Unit and keeps records of all plant material entering its collections but not records of confiscated specimens that are returned to the people or location they...

Written Answers — Justice: Rspca (1 April 2014)

Karl McCartney: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice if he will place in the Library a copy of the evidence submitted by his Department to the independent review of the RSCPA's prosecutions activity being carried out by Mr Stephen Wooler.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare (26 March 2014)

George Eustice: ...animals, the principal legislation in this area is the Animal Welfare Act 2006. The police and local authorities have powers to enforce the Act, but any person or organisation (such as the RSPCA) can initiate criminal proceedings under it.

Written Answers — Home Department: Animal Welfare (26 March 2014)

Norman Baker: ...in relation to animal welfare, including offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. The police and local authorities have powers to enforce that Act, but any person or organisation (such as the RSPCA) can initiate criminal proceedings under it. In addition to the Government's funding for individual police forces to tackle all types of crime, including wildlife crime, the Home Office and...

Written Answers — Attorney-General: Rspca (25 March 2014)

Karl McCartney: To ask the Attorney-General if he will place in the Library a copy of evidence submitted by the Law Officers’ departments to the independent review of the RSCPA’s prosecutions activity being carried out by Mr Stephen Wooler.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Rspca (25 March 2014)

Karl McCartney: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will place in the Library a copy of the evidence submitted by his Department to the independent review of the RSCPA's prosecutions activity being carried out by Mr Stephen Wooler.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Rspca (17 March 2014)

Lord Donoughue: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many private prosecutions were undertaken by the RSPCA during 2010 to 2013; what were the three bodies undertaking the highest number of private prosecutions over that period; and how many prosecutions were undertaken over that period by the Crown Prosecution Service .

Written Answers — House of Lords: Rspca (17 March 2014)

Lord Donoughue: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the estimated public expenditure involved in the pursuit of prosecutions initiated by the RSPCA during 2010 to 2013.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Rspca (11 March 2014)

Lord Donoughue: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether RSPCA inspectors have rights of entry to private property or private homes; and, if not, what actions individual citizens can take against inspectors who claim to exercise such rights.

Written Answers — Attorney-General: Rspca (4 February 2014)

Karl McCartney: To ask the Attorney-General whether he was consulted about the choice of Mr Stephen Wooler to head the investigation into the RSPCA's prosecution policy.

Written Answers — Attorney-General: Rspca (28 January 2014)

Karl McCartney: To ask the Attorney-General what assessment he has made of the RSPCA's prosecution policy.

Opposition Day — [17th Allotted Day] — Banking: National Minimum Wage (15 January 2014)

Jim Sheridan: With regard to the advert about the security guard and the dog, I remind my hon. Friend that the RSPCA refused to allow the dog to work, yet the security guard had to do so. My hon. Friend is running through a list of the abstentions in the vote on the minimum wage. Please do not leave out the separatists in Scotland, who I think were washing their hair that night.

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime andPolicing Bill — Report (2nd Day) (14 January 2014) See 2 other results from this debate

Baroness Smith of Basildon: ...consequences are the same in either case. Dog control notices provide the ability for local authorities to take action to prevent such attacks. A wide range of organisations supported the introduction of dog control notices—the RSPCA, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, the British Veterinary Association, the pet charity, Blue Cross, the Communication Workers Union and the Association of...

Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill — Committee (3rd Day) (Continued) (16 December 2013)

Baroness Mallalieu: ...with various campaigning organisations. I am president of the Countryside Alliance and president of the Horse Trust; one is a charity and one is not. I am a member of the National Trust, the RSPCA and the Humane Slaughter Association and I am a supporter—whatever that may mean at the end of this Bill’s progress—of the Stop HS2 campaign. There may be others, but I cannot,...

Badger Cull — [Mr Mike Weir in the Chair] (11 December 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Simon Hart: ...now claim that shooting is an ineffective method of controlling or destroying a mammal of the size in question said something else on the subject of foxes, in a different debate only a few years ago. The RSPCA said: “Shooting is widely held to be a humane method of control in skilled hands”. The League Against Cruel Sports, the organisation that the hon. Member for Derby North...

Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Committee (5th Day) (Continued) (2 December 2013) See 2 other results from this debate

Lord Redesdale: ...things develop. That is probably the purpose of this House. Private Members’ Bills do get the ball rolling. When I started on my first Bill, it was written with all the dog organisations and the RSPCA. It had a great deal of support, but not from the Government. The second time I raised it, after all the publicity, a great deal more work had been undertaken by Defra, and I think that...

Fly-Grazing of Horses (26 November 2013) See 10 other results from this debate

Huw Irranca-Davies: ...that have campaigned long and hard on the issue to force the growing crisis—and it is a crisis—of horse and pony fly-grazing up the political agenda. Those organisations include the RSPCA, Blue Cross, World Horse Welfare, HorseWorld, the British Horse Society and Redwings, which came together to produce a damning report called “Left on the Verge: In the grip of a horse...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Animal Welfare (25 November 2013)

George Eustice: ...unnecessary suffering to any animal. If anyone considers that someone has caused unnecessary suffering to a dog by using a captive bolt gun they can report the matter to the local authority or the RSPCA who can investigate and take action as necessary under the AWA powers.

Animal Welfare: Cats and Dogs — Question for Short Debate (20 November 2013) See 4 other results from this debate

Baroness Fookes: My Lords, before I get launched and forget, I must declare an interest as a vice-president of the RSPCA and president of one of its local branches. I also chair a charity that seeks to raise funds and channel them to the Companion Animal Welfare Council, which was set up originally by my noble friend Lord Soulsby and others, with the object of providing expert advisory guidance on all matters...

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