Linlithgow and East Falkirk MP supports call for core animal welfare standards in UK trade policy

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Martyn Day MP joined the RSPCA and the Trade and Animal Welfare Coalition in Parliament to highlight the harsh realities of lower animal welfare standards imported into the UK.

The Parliamentary reception included speeches in support of protecting UK animal welfare standards in trade policy. MPs and Peers were shown footage collected from an Australian farm highlighting the undeniable suffering sheep endure.

Mr Day, SNP MP for Linlithgow and East Falkirk said: “It is imperative that core animal welfare standards are adopted in UK trade policy to ensure our high standards are protected, and not undermined or negotiated away in trade agreements.”