§ Mr. Greenway
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received on the standards of treatment, feeding and housing of the animals living in the animals parks of the London borough of Ealing.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
I have received no representations on this matter.
Premises open to the public which contain animals not normally domesticated in this country are subject to licensing under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981. Acceptable levels of animal husbandry are monitored through a system of mandatory local authority inspections and by conditions on licences.