Dog in Parliament: MP Matthew Offord on Human Rights Act

Matthew Offord admitted using his dog to highlight the "discredited" Human Rights Act where people have used the legislation to get access to Legal Aid and to halt their extradition.

The Conservative MP claimed he wanted to take Max to work in Parliament - but the authorities would not allow the pet inside - and he planned to use the legislation to force the issue.

Former MP George Galloway then recounted a story of David Blunkett and his guide dog.

The debate followed the airing of a clip about Larry the Downing Street cat catching mice,

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