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Under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, it is already against the law to keep primates in the same sort of environment you would keep a domest
The welfare of gamebirds is protected by the Animal Welfare Act 2006.
The Government’s policy is to introduce a ban on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses as soon as Parliamentary time allows.
Details of Ministerial Meetings are published in the Department's Quarterly Transparency Returns, which are made publicly available on GO
The Secretary of State set out the Government’s position in a Written Ministerial Statement on 23 November:
Like all departments, Defra is planning for a number of scenarios to make sure we are ready to leave the EU.
In October 2017, the Government published its emissions reduction plan, the Clean Growth Strategy.
Leaving the EU gives us an opportunity to set new policies which specifically benefit British agriculture and the environment.
There is no date set for the review of the Code of Practice for the Welfare of Privately Kept Non-human Primates (the primate code) as th
Defra, through its Executive Agency, the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), is working with the livestock industry and the animal fe