Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:36 pm on 10th July 2019.

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Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), Government Whip 1:36 pm, 10th July 2019

We can talk about that in more detail in Committee, but it is clear that this is about animals that are under the control of man. So in a situation where a feral cat was under the control of a man or woman and was experiencing unnecessary harm, the Bill would apply.