HL Deb 30 June 1981 vol 422 cc187-8WA
Lord Houghton of Sowerby

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they are now in a position to make a statement on the implications of the judgment of the House of Lords in the case of Air India v. Wiggins relating to injury or unnecessary suffering caused to animals and birds in transit to this country by acts done to them before arrival here.

The Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Earl Ferrers)

I am not yet in a position to add anything to the replies which were given to the noble Lord on 13th November 1980 and 23rd March this year.