31 July 1998
Government to outlaw fur farms

THE Government will outlaw fur farms as soon as legislation can be introduced into Parliament.

Elliot Morley, the junior agriculture minister, said told the Commons that he would introduce legislation to outlaw the practice and close the countrys 15 mink farms as soon as it was practicable.

  • The Times 31/07/98 page 2 (News in Brief)
  • The Independent 31/07/98 page 8
  • The Daily Telegraph 31/07/98 page 1