HC Deb 26 April 1972 vol 835 c311W
Mrs. Sally Oppenheim

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will examine the use in this country of Belgian batteries for the rearing of pigs, paying particular attention to the unnecessary cruelty involved.

Mr. Peter Mills

We have no evidence of cruelty but my right hon. Friend is concerned to see that animal welfare is safeguarded under such systems and he is looking at this closely.

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