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Welfare of greyhounds racing in the UK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 793: tabled on 16 December 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House pursues welfare regulations designed to improve the lives of racing greyhounds in the UK, including implementing a statutory levy on bookmakers; acknowledges the 104,883 signatories of a UK petition to ban dog racing submitted to Parliament; requires to see an end to self-regulation within the greyhound racing industry; champions the implementation of compulsory full life tracking for racing greyhounds in the UK; desires to see an end to the construction of new tracks, re-licencing of old tracks; and commends organisations and charities working to ensure and improve the welfare of greyhounds across the UK.

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.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.