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Live Horses (Export)

Volume 181: debated on Tuesday 20 November 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on the progress of negotiations with the European Community on welfare standards for live horses for export from Wales after 1992.

Only one Community meeting has been held to discuss the Commission's proposals on protection of animals during transport. We will be pressing to retain controls on the export of horses and ponies.