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Labour Peer , 21 Jun 2001 –

Ben Bradshaw

Labour MP, Exeter , 1 May 1997 –


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Taxation (Cross-Border Trade) Bill: EU VAT area and pre-commencement requirements (16 Jul 2018)

Caroline Lucas: ...external trade. Amendment 71 would add to those factors. First, it would add the interests of UK producers, particularly farmers. Secondly, it would add the desirability of ensuring that UK standards of animal welfare, food safety and environmental protection are not undermined by imports produced to lower standards. The Prime Minister said at Prime Minister’s questions in February...

Dangerous Dogs Act: Staffordshire Bull Terriers — [Mr Charles Walker in the Chair] (16 Jul 2018)

George Eustice: ...responsible is a Lords Minister, but let me reassure him that I have been around DEFRA long enough to have had to go in to bat on most issues—indeed, I was the Minister responsible for companion animals and looked closely at this issue for about two years, and I will return to that point. It should be noted that the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 is not just about banned breeds. Section 3...

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Student Work Placements - Question (16 Jul 2018)

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff: My Lords, does the definition of SMEs include small farms, so that students can get experience in farming and animal husbandry? We have a shortage of agricultural workers coming through and we know that very few young people who are not brought up in farming go on to enter agriculture at the moment, so there is a workforce need to give them high-quality experience. Would such support also...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Knife Crime (16 Jul 2018)

Oliver Heald: My right hon. Friend will be aware that, often in restraining suspects with knives, service animals such as police dogs are injured. It is very welcome that the Government are supporting my private Member’s Bill, the Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill, but does he agree that the recent consultation by the Secretary of State for the Environment is also an important step forward in...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare (16 Jul 2018)

David Drew: ...ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether the Government plans to bring forward separate legislative proposals relating to (a) introducing five-year sentences for animal cruelty and (b) animal sentience.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine (16 Jul 2018)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has plans to allocate grant funding for the recruitment of additional vets to maintain animal welfare standards after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine (16 Jul 2018)

David Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of additional veterinarians working in meat hygiene that will be required to maintain animal welfare standards after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: Transport (16 Jul 2018)

Craig Mackinlay: ...of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether under the terms of the 6 July 2018 statement of the Government and its reference to a common rulebook the UK will be able to ban live animal exports for slaughter from January 2021 without there being consequences for trade.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food and Plants: Imports (16 Jul 2018)

Sue Hayman: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate his Department has made of the (a) value and (b) volume of (i) plant material, (ii) meat or animal material and (iii) other food products imported at each point of entry into the UK; and what records of those imports are make at each point of entry.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animals and Plants: Imports (16 Jul 2018)

Sue Hayman: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with HMRC on the capacity of its customs computer system for plant and animal imports to process potential increased volumes of applications after the UK leaves the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Slaughterhouses: Animal Welfare (13 Jul 2018)

Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the creation of a specific mark to enable consumers to identify meat, poultry and fish that has been pre-stunned before slaughter (a) now and (b) after the UK leaves the EU; and if he will make a statement.

Eu: Future Relationship White Paper (12 Jul 2018)

Roger Gale: My right hon. Friend’s commitment to animal welfare is well known. Can he assure the House that there is nothing in the common rulebook proposals that would frustrate the ambition of our right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to improve and enhance animal welfare post Brexit?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Insects (12 Jul 2018)

Therese Coffey: ...strategy framework. As part of this, Defra devised a joint Asian Hornet contingency plan which is the only national scale contingency plan in the EU for an invasive species outside plant and animal health. Early detection is vitally important to the success of the plan. We have established an alert system which allows the public to report sightings which are then identified by the National...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horses: Databases (12 Jul 2018)

George Eustice: ...2018 on 25 June. The regulations provide modern, effective enforcement tools to local authorities that, in combination with the CED and the powers under the Control of Horses Act 2015 and the Animal Welfare Act 2006, will help address the problem of horse abandonment. Furthermore, the regulations require that all equines in England are microchipped by 1 October 2020, except for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Agriculture and Fisheries Management (12 Jul 2018)

David Drew: ...her time back as part of the team. Will the Government tell us exactly who they can sign a free trade deal with, apart from the EU, whereby we do not degrade either environmental protection or animal welfare standards?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Leaving the EU: Food Quality Standards (12 Jul 2018)

George Eustice: As a country, we are proud of our high food safety and animal welfare standards, and we have no intention of undermining our reputation for quality by lowering our food and animal welfare standards in pursuit of trade deals.


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