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Non-stun Slaughter of Animals — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:00 pm on 3rd April 2019.

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Photo of Yasmin Qureshi Yasmin Qureshi Shadow Minister (Justice) 4:00 pm, 3rd April 2019

Is the hon. Gentleman aware that on many occasions stunning involves sending a very strong electric shock to the animal, which can suffer for about 20 or 25 minutes while it is being made unconscious, causing excruciating pain?