Meetings

P-05-937 STOP BOILING CRUSTACEANS ALIVE (lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns etc)

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Meeting: 09/05/2022 - Petitions Committee (Item 3.1)

3.1 P-05-937 STOP BOILING CRUSTACEANS ALIVE (lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns etc)

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Meeting: 21/03/2022 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

5 P-05-937 STOP BOILING CRUSTACEANS ALIVE (lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns etc)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the correspondence received and

agreed to write back to the Minister asking when a decision is likely on this matter.


Meeting: 10/01/2022 - Petitions Committee (Item 5)

5 P-05-937 STOP BOILING CRUSTACEANS ALIVE (lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns etc) - Update following new research.

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Minutes:

The Committee agreed to write to Welsh Government and ask  what consideration they have given to the London School of Economics report on sentience in decapods, and also suggest that the definition of animals in the Animal Welfare Act 2006 be extended to include invertebrates.


Meeting: 01/12/2020 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 P-05-937 STOP BOILING CRUSTACEANS ALIVE (lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns etc)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered an update on the petition and agreed to keep a watching brief until the end of the Senedd term and to consider the petition again if the findings of a recently commissioned review of sentience in decapods is published before that time.

 


Meeting: 13/10/2020 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 P-05-937 STOP BOILING CRUSTACEANS ALIVE (lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns etc)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered an update on the petition and agreed to write back to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs to ask what consideration has been given to date by the Welsh Government to using its powers under Section 1 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to extend the definition of “animal’ to include invertebrates on animal welfare grounds, and what evidence has been considered as part of this..


Meeting: 04/02/2020 - Petitions Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 P-05-937 STOP BOILING CRUSTACEANS ALIVE (lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns etc)

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the petition for the first time and agreed to:

·         Request a legal brief on potential changes to the Animal Welfare Act 2006; and

·         await the views of the petitioners on the response provided by the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs.