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star this property answer date less than 2019-09-03more like thismore than 2019-09-03
star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property date tabled less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
star this property ddp created less than 2019-07-23T16:54:45.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T16:54:45.237Z
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property question status Tabled more like this
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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
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less than 2019-07-23T17:05:20.639Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-23T17:05:20.639Z
less than 2019-09-06T16:10:02.776Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T16:10:02.776Z
unstar this property hansard heading Dogs: Imports more like this
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star this property identifier 280926 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property parliament number 57 more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T15:38:28.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T15:38:28.18Z
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent steps his Department is taking to increase collaboration between the Animal and Plant Health Agency and veterinary regulatory authorities in other countries to tackle provision of fake pet passports and veterinary certificates for dogs being imported into the UK. more like this
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2017/19 more like this
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star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property title House of Commons Tabled Parliamentary Question 2017/19 280926 more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>Defra takes the issue of illegal dog and puppy imports very seriously. This is an abhorrent trade which causes suffering to the smuggled dogs and puts the health of pets and people in the UK at risk. Defra is working hard to tackle the problem through a comprehensive approach that seeks to target both the supply and demand of illegally imported dogs.</p><p> </p><p>International engagement is one aspect of this approach. It takes place through Defra, with input from APHA intelligence and expertise. Under Article 26 of EU Regulation 1/2005 (on the protection of animals during transport and related operations), Defra notify Member States of the origin of the transporter where a welfare issue with an import has been identified. We send these to notify the Member State so that they can take remedial action to ensure that the transporter complies in future. The notifications include details of passports and certificates. The UK Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) has written to her counterparts in countries where illegally imported dogs typically originate, including (most recently) her counterparts in Hungary and Serbia. The issue also continues to be raised and discussed at EU CVO meetings.</p><p> </p><p> </p>
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less than 2019-09-06T15:38:28.18Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T15:38:28.18Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Paul Farrelly more like this