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P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Government to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

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Meeting: 27/11/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

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Paper to Note: Correspondence – Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to the Chair

 

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the paper.


Meeting: 25/09/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Government to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the First Minister’s recent Legislative Statement, together with comments from the petitioner, and agreed to close the petition in light of the Welsh Government’s commitment to bring forward legislation to ban the use of wild animals in circuses in the next 12 months. The Committee also wished to congratulate the petitioner and her supporters on the success of their campaign on this issue.

The Committee also agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to ask for the additional information sought by the petitioner.

 


Meeting: 03/07/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 6)

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The Committee agreed to await the First Minister’s announcement of the legislative statement, expected before the end of the summer term, before deciding any further action on the petition.

 


Meeting: 03/07/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Government to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

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The Committee considered correspondence from the Circus Guild together with a response from the petitioner and agreed to consider further actions following the evidence session with the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs scheduled for later in the meeting.

 


Meeting: 05/06/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

3 P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Government to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

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The Committee considered correspondence from the petitioner and agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs to ask for an update on the consideration the Welsh Government is giving to the options for progressing with a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses, and the potential timescales involved, following her response to the debate on the petition.


Meeting: 15/05/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 3)

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At the request of the petitioner, the Committee agreed to defer the item for consideration at future meeting.  


Meeting: 07/03/2018 - Plenary (Item 7)

Debate on the Petition calling on the Welsh Government to ban the use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

NDM6677 David J. Rowlands (South Wales East)

 

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

 

Notes the petition ‘P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Goverment to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales’, which received 6,398 signatures.

 

P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Goverment to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

Minutes:

The item started at 17.09

NDM6677 David J. Rowlands (South Wales East)

To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:

Notes the petition ‘P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Goverment to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales’, which received 6,398 signatures.

P-05-796 Calling on the Welsh Goverment to Ban The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses in Wales

The motion was agreed in accordance with Standing Order 12.36.

 


Meeting: 23/01/2018 - Petitions Committee (Item 2)

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The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to write to the Business Committee to request time for a debate in Plenary.