HC Deb 14 October 1991 vol 196 c9W
Mr. Mudd

To ask tile Prime Minister if it is the intention of Her Majesty's Government to prepare and publish an animals charter.

The Prime Minister

The Government place a high priority on ensuring proper safeguards for animal welfare, and have already made clear their policy for making progress on a wide range of animal welfare issues. In relation to farm animals, my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is pressing in particular for measures to improve welfare standards throughout the European Community.

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