I now face the audacious task of trying to read my own writing. Parliament is truly at its best when there is clear cross-party support, although I hope Steven Bonnar will forgive me for disagreeing slightly about this being a reason to push further for Scottish independence.
I thank the Minister for her response. There were certainly some very warm words, and it looks like the start of us heading in a certain direction. However, I urge haste because for every day we delay, millions of animals face these conditions, which is clearly incorrect. I invite the Minister to my fur-banning reception in the Palace on
In closing, Gandhi said that the
“greatness of a nation…can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”
Let us be a fair, humane and compassionate Britain but, more importantly, let us be a great Britain.
Question put and agreed to.
That this House
has considered real fur sales in the UK.