Andrew Rosindell MP meets directors of the
former Great British Circus
Labour MP Jim Fitzpatrick made another attempt to get his circus bill read in Parliament this afternoon - the third time he has tried since September in what is becoming a regular sideshow to the country's political agenda. Last week it was blocked by Andrew Rosindell, the Conservative MP for Romford. This time it was blocked by another Conservative MP, Philip Davies (apparently with the blessing of the Conservative government that pledged to ban wild animals from the ring, but which has failed to implement the legislation). Fitzpatrick will try again on November 7. But is there a limit to the number of times he can keep bringing his bill to Parliament, or will the issue be brought to the Commons and blocked every few weeks from now until the next election? Sounds to me like it's becoming more of a pantomime than a circus...
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