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Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 24 October (HL Deb, col 836) referring to the announcement on 30 September by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs that HM Government will increase the maximum penalty for animal cruelty from the current six months’ imprisonment to five years’ imprisonment, and stating that they will publish a draft bill later this year, whether any Cabinet committees have given their approval for that draft bill to be published; and if so, which  HL2836

Question HL2836: tabled on 2 November 2017 and due for answer by 16 November 2017

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Lord Allen of Kensington to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 24 October (HL Deb, col 836) referring to the announcement on 30 September by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs that HM Government will increase the maximum penalty for animal cruelty from the current six months’ imprisonment to five years’ imprisonment, and stating that they will publish a draft bill later this year, whether any Cabinet committees have given their approval for that draft bill to be published; and if so, which  HL2836
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