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

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:18 pm on 3rd April 2019.

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Photo of Imran Hussain Imran Hussain Shadow Minister (Justice) 4:18 pm, 3rd April 2019

I thank the Minister for giving way and I also thank Mr Robertson, who secured the debate, especially for his explicit and helpful statement at the outset that he did not intend in any way to impact on religious freedom or expression. Will the Minister confirm that, regardless of the outcome of the ongoing Brexit negotiations, the rights of the Jewish and Muslim faiths to have meat prepared in accordance with their beliefs will always be protected?