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Opinion- Christophobia

It is an extraordinary figure that nearly a quarter of a billion people are suffering persecution today because of their Christian faith. In addition, 80 per cent of people who suffer persecution because of their faith are Christian.

Opinion- Human Rights Defenders

Regrettably, human rights defenders face unprecedented attack in many parts of the world. In 2018 alone, I understand that more than 300 such defenders were killed, and thousands more imprisoned, attacked or tortured around the world.

Opinion - Live Prizes

Having looked into this matter I understand that when the Animal Welfare Act (2006) was being considered, there was a proposal to ban giving away live animals as prizes.

Local Event - Culter in Bloom Litter Tidy

Date: Saturday 11th May 2019

Time: 09:30

Venue: St Peter's Terrace car park, Peterculter, AB14 0UU

 

There will be a litter collection with volunteers from the local community.

 

WATCH: Ross on Puppy Smuggling

It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hollobone. I congratulate my hon. Friend the Member for Mid Worcestershire (Nigel Huddleston) on bringing forward this important debate.

Opinion- NHS Pension Tax

My colleagues at the Department of Health and Social Care recognise that the impact of pension tax can reduce the incentive for higher earners to continue scheme membership or increase their earnings by taking on additional work or responsibilities.

Written Question: Companion Dogs Under Dangerous Dogs Act

Question:
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department plans to provide companion dogs with the same protections as assistance dogs under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. (234786)

Tabled on: 20 March 2019

Answer - David Rutley:

Ross Makes His Voice Heard for the Planet

Ross has added his voice for Earth Hour, the world’s largest annual event to protect the planet, and joined a movement to safeguard nature and set it on the path to recovery.