Labour Party to support amended puppy farm bill

The Labour Party is to vote for the government’s bill to regulate puppy farming this Thursday on the basis of the amendments announced by Green Party leader John Gormley last Friday.

3rd July, 2010

The Labour Party is to vote for the government’s bill to regulate puppy farming this Thursday on the basis of the amendments announced by Green Party leader John Gormley last Friday.

Labour spokesman Ciaran Lynch told this newspaper that Gormley’s amendments represented a ‘‘significant shift in direction’’, and the party’s fundamental position was that the regulation of puppy farms was long overdue.

‘‘If the minister...

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