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Lords Chamber
Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL]
Lords Hansard - part two - Mon 06 Dec 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: None effect on the welfare of animals as sentient beings.(1B) It is not the function of the Committee to - Speech Link
2: Baroness Deech (CB - Life peer) , to our laws on animal welfare, old and new. - Speech Link
3: Viscount Ridley (CON - Excepted Hereditary) They include humanised mice bred to have human ACE2 genes in them. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Fookes (CON - Life peer) In order to change the rules about medical science or the slaughter of animals, I believe there would - Speech Link
5: Lord Hamilton of Epsom (CON - Life peer) I raised this in Committee and was told, “Oh no; the Animal Welfare Committee and the animal sentience - Speech Link
6: None It does not change existing law or impose any new restrictions on individuals or businesses. - Speech Link
7: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (CON - Life peer) regard to the welfare requirements of animals.” - Speech Link
8: Lord Benyon (CON - Life peer) of the welfare needs of animals continues to evolve. - Speech Link


Westminster Hall
Animal Testing - Mon 25 Oct 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Martyn Day (SNP - Linlithgow and East Falkirk) purpose enshrined in law.”In short, the 1986 Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act needs to change. - Speech Link
2: Navendu Mishra (LAB - Stockport) of laboratory dogs here in the UK. - Speech Link
3: Patricia Gibson (SNP - North Ayrshire and Arran) from the protection of the Animal Welfare Act 2006. - Speech Link
4: Margaret Ferrier (IND - Rutherglen and Hamilton West) I hope the Government’s commitment to animal welfare extends to all animals, and that they will seek - Speech Link
5: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi (LAB - Slough) They delay animal welfare legislation on the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill and on increasing sentences - Speech Link
6: Ruth Jones (LAB - Newport West) he is in the Chamber for the Second Reading of the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill.I begin by thanking - Speech Link
7: George Freeman (CON - Mid Norfolk) to exempt such animals from the Animal Welfare Act 2006 and put in place specific protections for them - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Wed 23 Jun 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Baroness Hayman of Ullock (LAB - Life peer) The Climate Change Act has demonstrated the difference the existence of statutory requirements can make - Speech Link
2: Baroness Young of Old Scone (LAB - Life peer) The Climate Change Act introduced statutory interim targets and they do drive change, as opposed to the - Speech Link
3: Lord Krebs (CB - Life peer) the Climate Change Act as showing us the value of legally binding interim targets. - Speech Link
4: Lord Randall of Uxbridge (CON - Life peer) We were the first major economy in the world to set a net zero emissions target in law. - Speech Link
5: None The important thing is to set the overall level of ambition in law now in this Bill. - Speech Link
6: Baroness Boycott (CB - Life peer) the animals to keep moving would be a deep irony. - Speech Link
7: Baroness Hayman of Ullock (LAB - Life peer) Change Act 2008, or plans to achieve air quality objectives, as set out in the Air Quality Standards - Speech Link
8: Baroness Parminter (LDEM - Life peer) My very strong feeling is that we should borrow the wording in the Climate Change Act, which says very - Speech Link
9: Viscount Trenchard (CON - Excepted Hereditary) Amendment 43 seeks to change the definition of “natural environment” to include heritage buildings in - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Better Jobs and a Fair Deal at Work - Wed 12 May 2021
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Stephen Flynn (SNP - Aberdeen South) What was the consequence of that failure to act? - Speech Link
2: David Davis (CON - Haltemprice and Howden) to obey the law in areas where the courts have ruled that they are acting illegally. - Speech Link
3: Andrew Mitchell (CON - Sutton Coldfield) in Dying want a very tight and narrow change made to the law. - Speech Link
4: Jeremy Wright (CON - Kenilworth and Southam) set out in, the 2015 Act, rather than a policy change. - Speech Link
5: Giles Watling (CON - Clacton) standards of animal welfare—two issues that I know my constituents care deeply about, as do I. - Speech Link
6: Kirsten Oswald (SNP - East Renfrewshire) Why will the Government not act to stop that? - Speech Link
7: Laura Farris (CON - Newbury) At a new test and validation laboratory at Vodafone’s headquarters in Newbury a further 30 jobs are coming - Speech Link
8: Emma Hardy (LAB - Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle) change in working to live in Hull and work anywhere. - Speech Link
9: Catherine West (LAB - Hornsey and Wood Green) We now have a welfare state in the 2020s built on the life expectancy of the 1940s. - Speech Link
10: Kate Osborne (LAB - Jarrow) UK the best place in the world to work and include measures to strengthen workers’ rights and protections - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food, Plant Health etc.) (Amendment) (EU Exit) (No. 2) Regulations 2020 - Tue 19 Jan 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Non-affiliated - Life peer) governing official controls on imports to Great Britain of animals, animal products, plants and plant - Speech Link
2: Lord Bilimoria (CB - Life peer) allows the trade of live animals and products of animal origin and plants to continue after the transition - Speech Link
3: Lord Clark of Windermere (LAB - Life peer) insisting upon the environmental and animal welfare standards. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (GRN - Life peer) The noble Lord, Lord Rooker, referred to the European Union Reference Laboratory for Animal Proteins - Speech Link
5: Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (LDEM - Life peer) This includes the import of live animals, products of animal origin or plant materials, depending on - Speech Link
6: Baroness Hayman of Ullock (LAB - Life peer) This had previously replaced references to the European Union Reference Laboratory for Animal Proteins - Speech Link


Grand Committee
Medicines and Medical Devices Bill
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard) - Mon 26 Oct 2020
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Baroness Cumberlege (CON - Life peer) When first licensed in 1972, it was known to be teratogenic in animals. - Speech Link
2: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (GRN - Life peer) 59 seeks to ensure that the welfare of animals is considered when making regulations about veterinary - Speech Link
3: Lord Patel (CB - Life peer) USA due to animal studies that had shown some deformities in animal embryos? - Speech Link
4: None We are a nation of animal lovers, with high standards of animal welfare. - Speech Link
5: Lord Bethell (CON - Excepted Hereditary) the regulations promote the health and welfare of animals, the health and safety of the public or the - Speech Link
6: None In essence then, the amendment appears to make little substantive change. - Speech Link
7: Baroness Masham of Ilton (CB - Life peer) for animal health and welfare, public health and trade. - Speech Link
8: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (GRN - Life peer) regard tothe safety of veterinary medicines in relation to animals, humans and the environment.”I - Speech Link
9: Baroness Walmsley (LDEM - Life peer) This section of the law has not been tested in court. - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Agriculture Bill
Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard) - Thu 09 Jul 2020
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Non-affiliated - Life peer) Having been to the laboratory at Harper Adams University, it is extraordinary what is in prospect in - Speech Link
2: Earl of Shrewsbury (CON - Excepted Hereditary) Indeed, the reality it is impossible for animals in poor health to have good welfare. - Speech Link
3: Earl of Caithness (CON - Excepted Hereditary) it is going to change how we look at animal welfare. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Bloomfield of Hinton Waldrist (CON - Life peer) the highest possible standards in animal welfare. - Speech Link
5: Baroness Young of Old Scone (LAB - Life peer) change and protect water, as well as being good for soil protection and animal welfare. - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Covid-19: International Response - Mon 18 May 2020
Department for International Development

Mentions:
1: Baroness Sugg (CON - Life peer) We have encouraged the G7 and G20 to act, and have called on international organisations to co-ordinate - Speech Link
2: Baroness Hayman (CB - Life peer) We must act to prevent that happening this time. - Speech Link
3: Lord Bishop of St Albans (Bishops - Bishops) programmes and change behaviours. - Speech Link
4: Baroness Blackstone (Labour Independent - Life peer) Finally, will the Government give high priority to tackling climate change in developing countries, which - Speech Link
5: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (CON - Life peer) If it is traced to dubious animal markets in China, will she use her good offices to ensure that those - Speech Link
6: Viscount Chandos (LAB - Life peer) International Development Act? - Speech Link
7: Baroness Sugg (CON - Life peer) That is due to the limited number of tests available, and weaknesses in health, laboratory and information - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Agriculture Bill
2nd reading: House of Commons - Mon 03 Feb 2020
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Luke Pollard (LAB - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport) , animal welfare and food safety standards which will apply.The amendment, which stands in the name of - Speech Link
2: Luke Pollard (LAB - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport) approach to animal welfare, which is a good thing. - Speech Link
3: Luke Pollard (LAB - Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport) on animal welfare and environmental concerns? - Speech Link
4: Neil Parish (CON - Tiverton and Honiton) best—food in the world to high environmental and animal welfare standards. - Speech Link
5: Steven Bonnar (SNP - Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill) environmental sustainability, food security and the necessary protections of animal welfare in what - Speech Link
6: Caroline Lucas (GRN - Brighton, Pavilion) , public health and animal welfare goals.The third positive is the new mention of agroecology in the - Speech Link
7: Dave Doogan (SNP - Angus) in the UK to be protected from cheaper imports of meat produced to lower standards of animal welfare - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Gene Editing - Thu 30 Jan 2020
No Department present

Mentions:
1: Baroness Bakewell (LAB - Life peer) change in how science is about to shape, irreversibly, the human race. - Speech Link
2: Lord Patel (CB - Life peer) It could be done on gametes produced outside the body or in vivo to gametes, so there is a need to change - Speech Link
3: Viscount Hanworth (LAB - Excepted Hereditary) It has been pursued in the laboratory since the 1970s, with plants and animals as the subjects. - Speech Link
4: Viscount Ridley (CON - Excepted Hereditary) It is a matter not just of environmental benefits but of animal welfare. - Speech Link
5: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (GRN - Life peer) on the use of gene editing in crops, domestic animals and wild populations. - Speech Link
6: Baroness Brinton (LDEM - Life peer) to include agriculture and the environment in our debate—equally thorny issues to get right. - Speech Link
7: Lord Bethell (CON - Excepted Hereditary) The UK’s academic facilities in this exciting area of science are second to none, and they include the - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
A Green Industrial Revolution - Wed 15 Jan 2020
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Alan Brown (SNP - Kilmarnock and Loudoun) gas emissions under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. - Speech Link
2: Kerry McCarthy (LAB - Bristol East) animal welfare standards in any future trade deals. - Speech Link
3: Bob Stewart (CON - Beckenham) June last year, Parliament amended the Climate Change Act 2008 to include the commitment to net zero - Speech Link
4: Peter Aldous (CON - Waveney) The cornerstone is the Climate Change Act 2008 and the creation of the Committee on Climate Change. - Speech Link
5: Steve Double (CON - St Austell and Newquay) I urge the Government to bring back that Bill in the near future and to include real teeth in the new - Speech Link
6: Matt Western (LAB - Warwick and Leamington) act urgently to address climate change. - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Queen’s Speech - Thu 17 Oct 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Baroness Vere of Norbiton (CON - Life peer) the EU, recognising animals as sentient beings in domestic law and increasing the maximum custodial - Speech Link
2: Baroness Byford (CON - Retired on 5 May 2020) ago, and I look forward to debating the proposals set out in the agriculture, fisheries and animal welfare - Speech Link
3: Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb (GRN - Life peer) we will be recognising animal sentience in law. - Speech Link
4: Lord St John of Bletso (CB - Excepted Hereditary) reference to protecting the welfare of animals, including banning imports from trophy hunters. - Speech Link
5: Baroness Parminter (LDEM - Life peer) animal welfare and environmental standards in the world. - Speech Link
6: Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle (GRN - Life peer) in fake ermine, and in many other animal welfare issues. - Speech Link
7: Baroness Mallalieu (LAB - Life peer) If this Government are really serious about animal welfare, the millions of our farm animals destined - Speech Link
8: Baroness Redfern (CON - Life peer) The reintroduction of the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill, to increase those maximum sentences for animal - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Food and Feed Hygiene and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Tue 04 Jun 2019
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford (CON - Life peer) , is made under the powers in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 to make necessary amendments to - Speech Link
2: Baroness Walmsley (LDEM - Life peer) Will the Government confirm whether they aim to change the pound-euro exchange rate from the 2008 level - Speech Link
3: Lord Davies of Stamford (LAB - Life peer) welfare standards in the European Union and currently in this country? - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Brexit: Plant and Animal Biosecurity - Wed 15 May 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: Baroness Sheehan (LDEM - Life peer) , animal welfare and food safety regulations. - Speech Link
2: Duke of Montrose (CON - Excepted Hereditary) Change Act and introduced the target mechanism into UK law. - Speech Link
3: Lord Grantchester (LAB - Excepted Hereditary) equipped to deal with the import and export of animals and animal products. - Speech Link
4: Lord Gardiner of Kimble (Non-affiliated - Life peer) Through legislation made under the withdrawal Act, we are bringing over into UK law all relevant legislation - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Antimicrobial Resistance - Thu 02 May 2019
Department of Health and Social Care

Mentions:
1: Baroness Masham of Ilton (CB - Life peer) Thirdly, are they aware that the Central Public Health Laboratory in Colindale is involved in an international - Speech Link
2: Lord Trees (CB - Life peer) in the O’Neill report, include the consequences of drug resistance in malaria and in viruses, notably - Speech Link
3: Baroness Thornton (LAB - Life peer) in that it fails to give a clear commitment to incorporate into domestic law the European Union’s recently - Speech Link
4: Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford (CON - Life peer) One of the nine ambitions for change set out in our 2040 vision is to minimise infections in humans and - Speech Link