Circuses: Animal Welfare

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 15th May 2019.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has plans to compensate circus owners who will no longer be able to use wild animals in their circuses under the Wild Animals in Circuses (No 2) Bill.

Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), Government Whip

We have no plans to compensate circus owners who will no longer be able to use wild animals in travelling circuses.

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