§ Miss Fookes
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take steps to make the penalty for smuggling animals into the United Kingdom the destruction of such animals.
§ Mr. Strang
I would refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Circencester and Tewkesbury (Mr. Ridley) on 6th May.—[Vol. 910, c.448.]322W
§ Mr. Brotherton
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many people were convicted for smuggling animals during the month of April.
§ Mr. Strang,
pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 20th May 1976; Vol. 911, c. 650], gave the following information.
No further notifications of convictions during the month of April have been received.