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ANIMAL WELFARE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 341A1: tabled on 11 July 2005

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 3 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr David Drew on 15 June 2005. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after `long' insert `looks forward to a well-drafted Bill that receives proper legislative scrutiny, parliamentary time and which takes on board the well-considered recommendations of the First Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, 2004-05, HC 52-I, on the draft Animal Welfare Bill published on 1st December 2004,'.

Original motion text

That this House welcomes the inclusion of the Animal Welfare Bill in the Government's programme for this session and supports the principle of the welfare offence which provides a duty of care towards animals; notes the horrific case last year of three neglected horses with hooves more than fourteen inches long; and urges the Government to introduce its Bill as fast as possible so that animals may be given greater protection.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.