This pack has been prepared ahead of the debate to be held in Westminster Hall on Wednesday 20 March 2019 from 2.30-4pm on wildlife crime. The debate will be opened by Christian Matheson MP.Jump to full report >>
The National Wildlife Crime Unit defines wildlife crime as any action which contravenes current legislation governing the protection of the UK’s wild animals and plants.
This briefing paper provides information on the legislation relating to some high-profile wildlife offences, and the enforcement regime currently in place.
Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0070
Authors: Nikki Sutherland; Jonathan Finlay; Georgina Sturge