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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Livestock: Animal Welfare more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of the potential merits of introducing restrictions on the use of (a) balloons and (b) Chinese lanterns on animal welfare grounds. more like this
unstar this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
star this property uin 170857 remove filter
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-12more like thismore than 2018-09-12
star this property answer text <p>An independent study commissioned by the UK and Welsh Governments published in 2013 concluded that the impacts of sky lanterns and balloons on the health and welfare of livestock were relatively minor.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Initiatives to minimise risks include a voluntary code of practice for sky lanterns to ensure they are manufactured to be safe and are sold responsibly. The National Association of Balloon Artists and Suppliers, the trade association for the balloon industry, has also published a code of conduct on balloon releases. The Government considers the current voluntary regime, supported by existing information and guidance, is effective and proportionate.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice remove filter
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170856 more like this
170858 more like this
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less than 2018-09-12T14:34:23.337Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Julian Sturdy more like this