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This consultation ended 6 February 2023.

Consultation period:
14 November 2022 to 6 February 2023
Last updated:

Summary of outcome

The summary of responses is now available.

Details of outcome

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Original consultation

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

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