HC Deb 11 June 1997 vol 295 cc461-2W
Mr. Mullin

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the EC Commission on the use of leghold traps in the importation of wild caught fur; and if he will make a statement. [3044]

Mr. Doug Henderson

The Commission reported to the 2 June General Affairs Council on the negotiations with Canada and Russia to conclude a Framework Agreement on Humane Trapping Standards. A decision on the Framework Agreement will be taken by the 19ߝ20 June Environment Council.

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