Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 16th January 2015.

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Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when her Department plans to publish a consultation document for the 2015 review of the Greyhound Regulations (England) 2010.

Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Shadow Minister (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what groups and organisations she plans to consult in the 2015 review of the Greyhound Regulations (England) 2010.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Defra will be shortly going out to key animal welfare and greyhound industry stakeholders to collect evidence on the effectiveness of the Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010. Defra then plans to hold a public consultation on the implications of the evidence collected in early summer, with the aim of publishing the final findings of the review later in 2015.

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