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Circuses 'capable of looking after animals'

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This week, MPs in the House of Commons will go head to head in a debate on whether wild animals, such as tigers, lions and elephants, should be banned from the circus.

Chris Barltrop of the Classical Circus Association, outlines why the coalition faces a rebellion over its decision to block the ban.


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