Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:25 am on 21 May 2019.

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Tuesday 21 May

Until no later than 10.30 am

RSPCA; British Veterinary Association; Freedom for Animals

Tuesday 21 May

Until no later than 11.25 am

Born Free; Animal Defenders International; PETA

Tuesday 21 May

Until no later than 2.45 pm

Peter Jolly’s Circus; Circus Mondao

Tuesday 21 May

Until no later than 3.30 pm

Circus Guild of Great Britain; European Circus Association

Tuesday 21 May

Until no later than 4.00 pm

Mike Radford OBE, Reader at the University of Aberdeen and Chairman of the Circus Working Group

(3) the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 22 May.


That, at this and any subsequent meeting at which oral evidence is to be heard, the Committee shall sit in private until the witnesses are admitted.—(David Rutley.)


That, subject to the discretion of the Chair, any written evidence received by the Committee shall be reported to the House for publication.—(David Rutley.)

Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee, Chair, Defence Sub-Committee

Copies of written evidence the Committee receives will be made available in the Committee Room. We may now discuss our lines of questioning. If there are no requests, we will move on to hear oral evidence.