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Appointment Of A Commissioner For Animal Welfare

EDM number 356 in 2010-12, proposed by Adrian Sanders on 29/06/2010.
Categorised under the topic of Animal welfare.

That this House celebrates the high standards of animal welfare in the UK; welcomes the contribution of many UK charities on this issue; believes however that animal welfare standards could benefit from a more focused, national strategic approach; and urges the Government to appoint a Commissioner for Animal Welfare with overall responsibility for animal welfare issues, to ensure that animal welfare standards are enforced nationally and comprehensively and that animal issues are given the priority they deserve.

This motion has been signed by a total of 18 MPs.

Adrian Sanders29/06/2010TorbayLiberal DemocratProposed
John McDonnell30/06/2010Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSeconded
Mike Hancock30/06/2010Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSeconded
Alan Meale30/06/2010MansfieldLabourSeconded
Kelvin Hopkins30/06/2010Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Andrew George30/06/2010St IvesLiberal DemocratSeconded
John Leech05/07/2010Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSigned
Stephen Williams07/07/2010Bristol WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Jim Dowd07/07/2010Lewisham West and PengeLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas07/07/2010Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Annette Brooke08/07/2010Mid Dorset and North PooleLiberal DemocratSigned
David Crausby08/07/2010Bolton North EastLabourSigned
Virendra Sharma08/07/2010Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Stephen Pound12/07/2010Ealing NorthLabourSigned
Stephen Hepburn12/07/2010JarrowLabourSigned
Michael Crockart13/07/2010Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSigned
Dan Jarvis07/06/2011Barnsley CentralLabourSigned
Tom Brake05/03/2012Carshalton and WallingtonLiberal DemocratSigned

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