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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00605: John Finnie (Highlands and Islands)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 8 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-00290 by Roseanna Cunningham on 8 June 2016, by what date the ban will be introduced.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 15 June 2016

The Scottish Government is currently investigating all avenues for the best mechanism for introducing legislation proposing a ban on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses on ethical grounds. The Scottish Parliament will be informed, in due course, how the ban will be introduced.