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Import of agricultural goods

Part of Agriculture Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 12:15 pm on 5th March 2020.

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Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Conservative, Scarborough and Whitby 12:15 pm, 5th March 2020

New clause 31 does not actually refer to post-slaughter use and, as it is sloppily drafted, would apply to the washing of show animals at shows, the use of saline solution for washing eyes or, indeed, the use of diluted sheep dip after docking of sheep. Does the hon. Member recognise that the new clause needs tightening up? It refers to an animal during its entire lifecycle.