Wild Animals (Circuses)

Part of Backbench Business — [29th Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:30 pm on 23rd June 2011.

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Photo of John Leech John Leech Liberal Democrat, Manchester, Withington 5:30 pm, 23rd June 2011

The previous Government had a reasonable record on animal welfare, but they had four years from the 2006 Act until they lost the general election. Why was the ban not introduced in those four years?