Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the draft Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentience) Bill 2017: Government Response to the Committee’s Second Report
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and associated public bodies.
Neil Parish MP (Conservative, Tiverton and Honiton) (Chair)
Alan Brown MP (Scottish National Party, Kilmarnock and Loudoun)
Paul Flynn MP (Labour, Newport West)
John Grogan MP (Labour, Keighley)
Dr Caroline Johnson MP (Conservative, Sleaford and North Hykeham)
Kerry McCarthy MP (Labour, Bristol East)
Sandy Martin MP (Labour, Ipswich)
Mrs Sheryll Murray MP (Conservative, South East Cornwall)
David Simpson MP (Democratic Unionist Party, Upper Bann)
Angela Smith MP (Labour, Penistone and Stocksbridge)
Julian Sturdy MP (Conservative, York Outer)
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