Real Fur Sales

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 5:01 pm on 14th September 2021.

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Photo of Christian Wakeford Christian Wakeford Conservative, Bury South 5:01 pm, 14th September 2021

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 16 November. Indeed, if she wants to hear more, I am also speaking at the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation during the party conference.

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.

Sitting adjourned.