Ban circus animals says Conservative MP Mark Pritchard

A Conservative MP claimed 92% of the public want a ban on circuses using wild animals, although ministers prefer strengthening the existing Animal Welfare Act.

Mark Pritchard's backbench debate to ban wild animal species from performing in circuses in England has backing from several Liberal Democrat and Labour MPs, but apparently not from his party whips.

More from the DAILY POLITICS

Twitter with the DAILY POLITICS

  • Published
  • Section
    BBC News