• UK could ban live animal exports after Brexit as it seeks to improve welfare

    15 days ago - By Topix

    Environment Secretary Michael Gove was mulling over the idea as a way to make the UK a global leader on welfare of livestock. Mr Gove said: 'We have some of the highest animal welfare standards in the world which we are strengthening further by raising maximum sentences for animal cruelty to five years and introducing mandatory CCTV in abattoirs.
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