Labour plans to phase out animal testing as part of manifesto promise

Party also pledges, if in government, to ban trophy hunters from selling their spoils in the UK

Labour would gradually phase out animal testing and ban trophy hunters from selling their spoils in the UK as part of the party’s animal welfare manifesto.

After consultations with the public, the party would also carry out a review into the use of whips on race horses by jockeys, forbid electric pulse fishing and prohibit the sale and use of snares and glue traps, which are used to catch animals.

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