Animal welfare

I have pressed for higher standards of animal welfare and am glad to see proposals in the Conservative Manifesto.

These include

  1. Ending  excessively long journeys for slaughter and fattening
  2. New law on animal sentience
  3. Banning primates as pets
  4. Crack down on puppy and dog smuggling
  5. Tougher sentences for animal cruelty

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    John Redwood won a free place at Kent College, Canterbury, and graduated from Magdalen College Oxford. He is a Distinguished fellow of All Souls, Oxford. A businessman by background, he has set up an investment management business, was both executive and non executive chairman of a quoted industrial PLC, and chaired a manufacturing company with factories in Birmingham, Chicago, India and China. He is the MP for Wokingham, first elected in 1987.

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