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We want your views on proposals for slaughterhouses (also known as abattoirs) to have CCTV where there are live animals.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
6 February 2023
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We are consulting on requirements for slaughterhouse operators:

  • to have CCTV in areas where there are live animals
  • to allow enforcement agencies to access footage
  • to store footage for a specified period

The consultation includes questions on our proposals with regards to:

  • enhanced welfare provision
  • greater enforcement
  • costs to businesses

How to respond

Submit your comments by 6 February 2023, in any of the following ways:

Online form


Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Animal Welfare Branch
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ