HC Deb 19 October 2001 vol 372 c1382W
Mr. Laurence Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Government of China about the fur trade in that country; and if he will make a statement. [9010]

Mr. MacShane

It is for the Chinese Government to introduce and enforce domestic legislation to regulate the fur trade in China. We have raised concerns about animal welfare with the Chinese Government.