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EDM (Early Day Motion) 140: tabled on 06 July 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends British farmers for adhering to world leading standards of animal health and welfare within farmed livestock; urges retailers, processors and consumers to support those production standards by sourcing and buying British produce wherever possible; and calls on the Government to ensure that it supports British farmers in maintaining these standards as the UK leaves the EU, whilst fulfilling the Government's ambitions on efficiency and productivity and protects against the importation of livestock products produced to lower standards of health and welfare in other parts of the world.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.