UK considers live animal export ban post-Brexit

UK considers live animal export ban post-Brexit
 

Michael Gove is considering a ban on the live export of animals after Brexit to help the UK become a world leader in animal welfare.
The environment secretary has asked industry experts and campaigners to submit evidence on the process, with "all options" being considered.
Labour called the announcement "weak" and it wants stronger action.
The National Farmers' Union estimates up to 20,000 live sheep - but no cattle - were exported to Europe in 2017.
The rules of the European Union's single market currently prevent the UK from banning exports of livestock, according to... read more

 
10 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 194
Source: BBC
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