Thank you for contacting me about dogs in the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill. The practice of non-exempted mutilations such as cropping dogs' ears is abhorrent and has rightly been banned in the UK for 15 years.
Thank you for contacting me about genetic technology. I know that the Government is working to encourage agricultural and scientific innovation in the UK through legislation, opening the potential of new technologies to promote sustainable and efficient farming and food production.
Thank you for contacting me about processing asylum claims in Rwanda. Let me reassure you that the UK has a proud history of supporting those in need of protection; our resettlement programmes have provided safe and legal routes to better futures for hundreds of thousands of people from across th
Ministers maintained that fracking should only proceed if the science shows that it is safe, sustainable and minimises disturbances to local communities. Therefore, I welcomed the Government’s decision to halt fracking considering the most recent evidence.
I understand concerns around the use of snares, which can, when used improperly, cause immense suffering to both target and non-target animals. As part of the drive to maintain our high animal welfare standards, I welcome that the Action Plan for Animal Welfare sets out the Government’s intentio
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