Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:08 pm on 10th July 2019.

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Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Independent, Penistone and Stocksbridge 3:08 pm, 10th July 2019

I am grateful to the Minister for the clarification she has given, but let me be clear that, in my speech, I was absolutely defending the need for this Bill in the context of the potential change in the law in relation to six-month sentences, which I think strengthens the need for this legislation. That is all I will say.