Sale of Puppies and Kittens

Part of Backbench Business – in the House of Commons at 1:50 pm on 4th September 2014.

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Photo of Alec Shelbrooke Alec Shelbrooke Conservative, Elmet and Rothwell 1:50 pm, 4th September 2014

When pressing the Minister, will my hon. Friend bear in mind that it is all very well our hon. Friend Miss McIntosh saying that an amount of self-regulation can be involved—such as insisting on seeing the mother of the animal—but that does not take into account the emotional side and what people feel when they see a puppy? Therefore stronger legislation and restrictions need to be in place.