People matching Animal

Lord Rooker

Labour Peer , 21 Jun 2001 –

Ben Bradshaw

Labour MP, Exeter , 1 May 1997 –


Results 1–20 of 18516 for animal

Business of the House (14 Dec 2017)

Andrea Leadsom: The hon. Lady is absolutely right to raise this issue. We are a nation of animal lovers. As Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary, I was pleased to change the rules on puppy licensing, and it is incredibly important that we continue to do everything we can to enhance our already very high standards of animal welfare.

Exiting the European Union: Support for Farmers (14 Dec 2017)

Steven Baker: The UK farming sector enjoys a reputation for quality that has been built on high animal welfare standards, strong environmental protections, and the dedication of farmers and growers across the United Kingdom. Based on that reputation, we hope that we will flourish in the world market.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control (14 Dec 2017)

George Eustice: ...we would discuss their experience of using the test and its effectiveness. My department has informed the manufacturers of the test that it needs to be validated to OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health) standards before it can be considered for official use in England.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Reindeer: Imports (14 Dec 2017)

George Eustice: 119 reindeer were imported into the UK in 2016; 51 were female and 68 were male. The Animal and Plant Health Agency is unable to break down imported males into castrated and intact, because this information is not recorded on TRACES.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Slaughterhouses: Animal Welfare (14 Dec 2017)

Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will take steps to ensure that farmers know the method of proposed slaughter for their animals before they agree to sell them.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: Antibiotics (14 Dec 2017)

Rehman Chishti: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans his Department has to increase penalties for animal antibiotic or drug abuse for animals destined for food.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare: EU Law (14 Dec 2017)

Ruth Cadbury: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to incorporate animal sentience principles outlined in Article 13 of the Lisbon Treaty into UK law after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Llamas: Bovine Tuberculosis (14 Dec 2017)

Mark Hendrick: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment has been made by the Animal and Health Plant Agency of the threat to the llama population in England from tuberculosis; and how many animals have been tested under the Tuberculosis (Deer and Camelid) (England) Order 2014.

Oral Answers to Questions — Wales: Leaving the EU: WTO Tariffs (13 Dec 2017)

Guto Bebb: ...will be interested in the hon. Gentleman’s conversion to being the defender of Welsh farmers, which would be a first for the Welsh farming community. The Welsh farming community is proud of its animal welfare standards. It is proud of the fact that Wales has the best lamb and beef available in all parts of the EU, and it will be successful, regardless of any scare stories peddled by...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare: Codes of Practice (13 Dec 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 1 December 2017 to Question 115879, what the timetable is for the publication of the updated statutory welfare codes for (a) meat (b) chickens (c) pigs (d) laying hens (e) cats (f) dogs and (g) horses.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Animal Welfare (13 Dec 2017)

Lisa Cameron: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to ensure the adequacy of the welfare standards of licensed sellers of puppies.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pigs: Antibiotics (13 Dec 2017)

George Eustice: Defra, through its Executive Agency, the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), is working with the livestock industry and the animal feed sector to ensure good stewardship of antibiotics, regardless of the administration route, notably through the Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance (RUMA). In the pig sector, the VMD is a member of the Pig Health and Welfare Council’s...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: USA (13 Dec 2017)

George Eustice: ...the importance of protecting and enhancing current products such as UK whisky exports and US wine exports. The Secretary of State repeated his position on the importance of food safety and animal welfare standards.

Written Answers — Department for Education: Agriculture: Qualifications (13 Dec 2017)

Lord Agnew of Oulton: ...reforms to technical education, we are establishing a common framework of 15 technical education routes that encompass all employment-based and college-based training. The Agriculture, Environment and Animal Care route will be rolled out in September 2022.

Scottish Parliament: Heads Up for Harriers Project and the Role of Species Champions (13 Dec 2017)

Joe FitzPatrick: ...challenges that that iconic bird faces, and for allowing our other species champions to raise awareness of their species. It is important to note, as we heard, that the matter is not about cuddly animals, but is a matter that crosses the animal and plant kingdoms. In that respect, we heard from Liam McArthur, Gillian Martin and Andy Wightman that they are champions for plants of different...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Regulations to deal with deficiencies arising from withdrawal - Independent Report (12 Dec 2017)

Wera Hobhouse: ...the war of words over regulatory alignment or divergence are prime examples of why we should not be bamboozled by fine words, but keep a watchful, eagle eye on the Government’s every move. The draft animal welfare Bill that has been produced in a panic is not at all reassuring, but rather an example of how all the Government can do in the face of Brexit is to firefight. Indeed, the...

Brexit: Human Rights - Question for Short Debate (12 Dec 2017)

Baroness Chakrabarti: ...rights at the centre of Labour policy, at home as well as globally, and it also categorises our Brexit position. Labour has been consistent in calling for retaining workers’ rights protections, environmental and animal welfare standards, and on the incorporation of the European Charter of Fundamental Rights into British law. Under a Labour Government, that is the vision for a...

Lotteries: Limits on Prize Values — [Sir Edward Leigh in the Chair] (12 Dec 2017)

Rosena Allin-Khan: .... As many Members have said, society lotteries do fantastic work across the country and support a wide range of key local causes, including hospices, air ambulances, sports clubs, health charities, animal welfare and support for the elderly, and many other charities across the globe. At a time when Government budgets have been cut across all Departments and in local government, some of...

Animal Welfare (12 Dec 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...20 minutes, and as a consequence I am afraid I will not be able to take any interventions. I reiterate that the Government share my hon. Friend’s and the public’s high regard for the welfare of animals. We extend that regard to animals whether they are companion animals, farm animals or wild animals. I reaffirm the principles on which the Government’s policies on animal...


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