Wild Animals (Circuses)

Part of Backbench Business — [29th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:33 pm on 23rd June 2011.

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Photo of Andrew Gwynne Andrew Gwynne Shadow Minister (Transport) 4:33 pm, 23rd June 2011

My hon. Friend is to be commended for the work that she has done on animal welfare in the last Parliament and in this one. Is it not the case that all that is required to bring in the ban is secondary legislation using the existing provisions in the 2006 Act—a very simple process?