§ Baroness Nicol
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What progress has been made towards the introduction of regulations for the welfare of animals in quarantine kennels. [HL2812]
§ The Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Lord Donoughue)
Officials have met the RSPCA and the Feline Advisory Bureau to discuss statutory standards for the welfare of animals in quarantine premises. A full public consultation will be held in due course, we expect during the autumn.