Wild Animals (Circuses)

Part of Backbench Business — [29th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 4:47 pm on 23rd June 2011.

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Photo of Jonathan Reynolds Jonathan Reynolds Opposition Assistant Whip (Commons) 4:47 pm, 23rd June 2011

The hon. Lady is making a marvellous speech. My understanding is that every legal case brought by European circus owners, like the one in Austria that has been mentioned, has been lost. There seems to be almost no real basis at all for the Government’s claim.