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20 Mar 2017

Lords announce mini inquiry into farm animal welfare and Brexit

A short inquiry into Farm Animal Welfare and Brexit has been launched by the Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee. The inquiry will consider the impact leaving the EU could have on farmed animal welfare. It will specifically address the following questions: What impact will Brexit have on assurance and standards in relation to farm animal welfare? • Is a decline in farm animal welfare standards post-Brexit inevitable? • Which monitoring bodies will need to be replaced or strengthened? • […]