RSPCA: We support calls for Animal Sentencing Bill to be made law by Autumn

Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2020
Source: 
RSPCA

We're supporting calls for tougher sentences of up to five years in jail for the worst animal abusers to be made law by Autumn.

We deal with some of the worst cases of neglect and cruelty and have long campaigned for tougher sentences for animal cruelty offenders. We fear that the pressures on Government dealing with the Coronavirus crisis means the important Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill could be forgotten.

David Bowles, our head of public affairs, said:

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