Animal Welfare

Ministry of Justice written question – answered at on 20 December 2016.

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Photo of Angela Smith Angela Smith Labour, Penistone and Stocksbridge

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment her Department has made of trends in the level of the recidivism rate of persons who have committed offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 in the last 10 years.

Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

The reoffending rate for those who committed an offence under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 was on average just over one percent over the last eight years.

Data on reoffending rates for people convicted of offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 is available up to 2014, with a one year follow-up period. Data for 2015 and 2016 will be available in due course.

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