Ivory: Public Consultation

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 30th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Hague of Richmond Lord Hague of Richmond Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they expect to publish a response to their Non-elephant ivory trade: call for evidence, published on 30 May 2019.

Photo of Lord Hague of Richmond Lord Hague of Richmond Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to publish an updated version of Tables 2 and 3 of their Non-elephant ivory trade: call for evidence, published on 30 May 2019, setting out data on the import and export of non-elephant ivory products in the UK in 2018.

Photo of Lord Hague of Richmond Lord Hague of Richmond Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to use the provisions of section 37 of the Ivory Act 2018 to introduce secondary legislation extending the provisions of that Act to the common hippopotamus.

Photo of Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park The Minister of State, Department for International Development, The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Minister of State

We published the call for evidence on the non-elephant ivory trade on 30 May 2019. We are currently considering this evidence and the next steps. A summary of the responses will be published in due course. We have no plans at present to publish an updated version of Tables 2 and 3 in the non-elephant ivory trade call for evidence.

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