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Kerry McCarthy MP | Protecting Animals in Parliament

Just how complicated is it to protect animals via Parliamentary process? If anyone remembers the mess the British government got into when discussing animal sentience, the EU Withdrawal Bill, and transferring the principle contained in Article 13 of the Lisbon Treaty late last year, the answer is "very complicated indeed". In March 2018 Charlie Moores talked with Bristol East Labour MP Kerry McCarthy, the first vegan elected to the British Parliament and a passionate animal advocate, about her work and her role on the Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee in the House of Commons.