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MEP asks Europe to act on Irish greyhound funds

A senior British MEP has asked the European Commission to put pressure on the Irish government to discontinue state subsidies to the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB), given the board’s plans to develop dog racing in China.

16th July, 2011

A senior British MEP has asked the European Commission to put pressure on the Irish government to discontinue state subsidies to the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB), given the board’s plans to develop dog racing in China.

Liberal Democrat MEP Fiona Hall has written to the EU Commission asking it to consider the measure, as other eurozone countries had begun to end state subsidies, she said.

The IGB, in conjunction with a private British-based...

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