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Banning wild animals from performing in circuses will be raised in Parliament by Poplar and Limehouse's MP.

MP Jim Fitzpatrick will reignite his call for the ruling with by introducing a Motion, after previously speaking out on the issue as part of a Backbench Business Committee debate in 2011.



Delve into the netherworld of jaw-dropping contortion, aerial acrobatics, stunts, illusions and sword swallowing at Limbo this summer.

Spring Listings: What's On this April

By Rachel Bishop on April 16, 2014 8:00 AM |


There are circus acts, jazz and a St George's Day Feast to keep you busy throughout April.

Take a look below for activities around London throughout the month.

By Jim Fitzpatrick


I recently co-sponsored a debate in the House on circus animals. This was business with which I'd been dealing, as a minister, just before the election, but which we didn't have time to finish. Mark Pritchard, Tory MP for The Wrekin, Bob Russell, Lib-Dem for Colchester, and I jointly pressed the Government to ban wild animals in circuses.

britney.jpgBritney Spears is set to be made to feel more at home when she brings her "Circus" tour to The O2 this week.

The venue will play host to an American-style Carnival for the duration of the pop star's stay, which starts this Wednesday.