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star this property date less than 2015-12-09more like thismore than 2015-12-09
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Greyhound Racing: Taxation more like this
unstar this property house id 1 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 Culture, Media and Sport, whether his Department plans to establish a statutory levy on greyhound racing to help support the welfare of retired greyhounds. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Penistone and Stocksbridge more like this
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Angela Smith remove filter
star this property uin 19491 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-12-16more like thismore than 2015-12-16
unstar this property answer text <p>I recently wrote to the betting industry to underline the importance that the government attaches to the existing voluntary agreements between betting and greyhound racing through which funding is provided towards areas including animal welfare.</p><p>The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is currently undertaking a review of the effectiveness of the Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010. In addition, the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Parliamentary Select Committee is undertaking an inquiry into greyhound welfare to feed into Defra’s review. My Department has submitted written evidence to EFRA and we will want to consider any recommendations put forward by them as part of Defra’s review of the 2010 Regulations.</p><br /> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford more like this
star this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2015-12-16T17:03:19.067Zmore like thismore than 2015-12-16T17:03:19.067Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Smith more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-10-12more like thismore than 2016-10-12
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Department for Culture, Media and Sport remove filter
star this property answering dept id 10 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Culture, Media and Sport more like this
star this property hansard heading Greyhounds: Animal Welfare more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress the Government has made on increasing funding for greyhound welfare from gambling operators since publication of the Government response to the Second Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2015-16, on Greyhound welfare, HC 478. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Penistone and Stocksbridge more like this
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Angela Smith remove filter
star this property uin 48466 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-10-18more like thismore than 2016-10-18
unstar this property answer text <p>The betting and greyhound industries should work together and that contributions from betting should reflect the total income generated by the sport.</p><p> </p><p>While there have been a number of discussions between the two industries on this issue since the publication of the Committee’s report, I was disappointed to hear that no further commitments to increase funding have yet been made.</p><p> </p><p>I will be raising this matter again with the betting industry and making my views clear.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Chatham and Aylesford more like this
star this property answering member printed Tracey Crouch more like this
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less than 2016-10-18T15:02:18.83Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-18T15:02:18.83Z
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star this property label Biography information for Tracey Crouch more like this
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1564
unstar this property label Biography information for Angela Smith more like this