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Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 4:30 pm on 14th September 2021.

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Photo of Christian Wakeford Christian Wakeford Conservative, Bury South 4:30 pm, 14th September 2021

That is not a matter I was going to cover in this speech, but the hon. Lady makes a very educated and well-informed point. Certainly, in pandemic Britain, we need to think about this. If we allow more people to be infected across the globe, it is obviously going to come back to our shores as well.

As I said, there is overwhelming public support for a fur ban. A recent Yonder poll in May found that more than seven in 10 members of the public would support a ban on the import or sale of fur in the UK, including more than 50% who stated their strong support.