Zoo Animals Fund

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 17th November 2020.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which zoos and safari parks have accessed the £100 million Zoo Animals Fund.

Photo of Victoria Prentis Victoria Prentis The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Zoo Animals Fund opened for applications on 3 August and the closing date has been extended until 29 January 2021. We have received 36 applications, of which 9 have been approved. The rest of the applications are still being processed and none have been rejected.

Please see list of businesses which have accessed the fund:-

  1. West Midlands Falconry Display Team Ltd
  2. Cheshire falconry ltd
  3. Exotic Zoo Wildlife Park Ltd
  4. Cornish Birds of Prey CIC
  5. Ilfracombe Aquarium Ltd
  6. Ponderosa Zoo & RTC
  7. National Centre for Birds of Prey
  8. Trust for Sustainable Living
  9. Screech Owl Sanctuary

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