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- 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: ...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 Chief Police Officers. I hope that...
- 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: ...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 (Chris...
- Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill — Committee (5th Day) (Continued) (2 December 2013) See 2 other results from this debate
Lord Redesdale: ...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 has...
- 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...
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Pets (16 October 2013)
George Eustice: There is no official record or estimate of the number of cats and dogs in this country, but figures provided by other organisations such as the Pet Food Manufacturers Association and the RSPCA put the number at between 8 and 10 million of both cats and dogs.
- Sentencing Tariffs (Offences Against Animals) (15 October 2013) See 3 other results from this debate
George Eustice: ...Sanders)—he is a fellow west country MP—on securing the debate and raising an issue that attracts a great deal of interest. He has always championed it, and I join him in praising the RSPCA for how it pursues some of the horrific cases that he outlined in his introduction. I was personally interested in this area before I joined the Government. I served on the Environment, Food...
- Regulation of the Private Rented Sector: New Clause 3 — Dog control notices (15 October 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Angela Smith: ..., but amendment 142 would strengthen the defences given to householders who do their utmost to ensure they keep their dogs under reasonable control. It is my contention, and that of bodies such as the RSPCA, that the current defence does not do enough to protect householders who do their best to keep their dogs under control at all times. We can never legislate for all possibilities, and...
- Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dog Ownership (10 October 2013)
Julie Hilling: Will the Minister explain why he is ignoring all the dog charities and other agencies, including the RSPCA, the Royal College of Nursing and the police, and is not introducing dog control notices in the forthcoming Bill?
- Coroners and Justice (Amendment): Clause 26 — Meaning of “controlled expenditure” (9 October 2013) See 8 other results from this debate
Susan Elan Jones: ...in which the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Wales is campaigning on an issue and broadcast and print media could be received on the other side of the border. The RSPCA would say, “We’re from Wales and this area is devolved,” whereupon the response might be, “But it has an impact on the UK general election.”
- Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Grants (8 October 2013) See 1 other result from this answer
Simon Hart: ...how much his Department gave to (a) CPRE, (b) Cheltenham Animal Shelter, (c) Friends of the Earth, Scotland, (d) Green Alliance, (e) Freedom Foods Ltd, (f) Greenpeace, (g) Mammals Trust, (h) RSPCA, (i) RSPB, (j) Salmon and Trout Association, (k) The Country Trust, (l) The Mammal Society, (m) The National Trust, (n) The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust and (o) Friends of the Earth, Wales in each...
- Petitions: Tougher Legislation for Dangerous Dogs (10 September 2013)
Graham Jones: ...caused by dog attacks each year leaving many victims scarred for life; notes that the introduction of Dog Control Notices is supported by many organisations including the Kennel Club, the Dogs Trust, RSPCA, Royal College of Nursing, British Veterinary Association and the Communication Workers Union; and believes that the Government’s current proposals on dangerous dogs do not go far...
- Firearms Controls (3 September 2013) See 1 other result from this debate
Jim Shannon: ...mentioned in an intervention on the hon. Member for The Cotswolds (Geoffrey Clifton-Brown) the data that some police forces in England make available to other organisations—for example, the RSPCA. That information is confidential. It is specific to firearms, where they are held, but also to the individuals. Does the Minister intend to ensure that confidential information such as...
- Written Answers — Justice: Rspca (2 September 2013)
Karl McCartney: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many times the RSPCA has achieved a criminal conviction in each of the last 15 years; how many of those convictions were for breaches of the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976 in each such year; and what the nature was of each offence, by type.
- Written Answers — Justice: Rspca (2 September 2013)
Karl McCartney: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many private prosecutions were brought by the RSPCA (a) in the five years prior to November 2010 and (b) in each year since.