Protection of Animals During Transport

– in the House of Commons at 7:14 pm on 21st April 2004.

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Motion made and Question put forthwith. pursuant to Standing Order No. 119 (European Standing Committees),

That this House takes note of European Documents No. 7969/01 and ADD1, Report from the Commission and draft Regulation on the ventilation in road vehicles, carrying livestock on long journeys and No. 11794/03, Commission Communications and draft Regulation on the protection of animals during transport and related operations and amending Directives 64/432/EEC and 93/119/EEC; and supports the Government's objectives of seeking a significant improvement in animal welfare during transport and better enforcement of those rules throughout the European Union.—[Mr. Jim Murphy.]

Question agreed to.