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Livestock: Exports

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 55899, tabled on 8 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he plans to bring forward legislative proposals on restricting the export of live animals for slaughter.

Answered on

11 June 2020

We have a manifesto commitment to end excessively long journeys for live animals going for slaughter and fattening, which is an opportunity we have gained through leaving the EU. We intend to issue a consultation on how we deliver on that commitment in due course.

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