HC Deb 01 December 1952 vol 508 cc1093-4
28. Mr. Steward

asked the Minister of Food if he will give urgent consideration to pigs belonging to farmers, club members, cottagers and small holders, killed on the owners' premises, being given the protection of the Slaughter of Animals Act.

Major Lloyd George

Legislation would be necessary to apply the Slaughter of Animals Act to animals killed on farms. A notice attached to every application for a self-supplier's licence to slaughter draws attention to the desirability of ensuring that animals are slaughtered under humane conditions.

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