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MP welcomes Ivory Trade ban

Tynemouth MP has welcomed the news that the Government has announced a proposal for a full ban on ivory trade in the UK.

Alan said “I know that a lot of local people feel strongly about this issue and I am pleased that the government have listened.   A consultation is currently taking place on possible exemptions and comments are invited from all interested parties.  The deadline for submissions is 29th December.  I would urge anyone with a view to have their say.”

Click here for the link to the government's ban proposal which will give you all the information you need to respond. 

However, if you would prefer not to complete the questionnaire, letters or emails will also be taken into account.  Please address your email to ivoryconsultation@defra.gsi.gov.uk

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