Animal Welfare — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 14th June 2012.

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Photo of Lord Donoughue Lord Donoughue Labour 11:06 am, 14th June 2012

While it is commendable to press the European authorities for more action, will the UK Government not do more themselves especially to protect the UK horse population from threats to its health? In particular, will he commit the Government to increasing the levels of surveillance of this problem in British ports?