online questionnaire on the use of wild animals in travelling circusespublic consultation
The online questionnaire for the public consultation on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses is available on Defra’s website http://www.defra.gov.uk/corporate/consult/circus-wild-animals (click on online questionnaire).
The questionnaire has 6 parts with 20 questions in total. Most of the questions require a simple yes or no response. All questions must be answered to allow you to progress to the next section. This answer guide will show you through parts 1 to 6 in turn, giving explanations where appropriate.
In order to have a significant impact on the conclusions of the public consultation, ADI urges supporters to put your comments in the fields provided. We have provided some bullet points to help you comment into your own words.
Please pass this information on to your friends and family, we need high numbers of responses to demonstrate to Defra that the British public supports a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses and that it is an issue of high importance.
No, I do not want my name, contact details and any other personal information to be publicly available (please specify your reasons below)
After the public consultation closes, Defra will summarise all responses and place a summary on its website. This will include a list of organisations that responded but not people’s personal names, addresses or other contact details. Personal details will be recorded for Defra’s purposes only. If you need to keep your details confidential, please give your reasons in the space provided. You must give a reason why you do not wish to submit your details, in order to continue filling in the online questionnaire.
Other (please specify)
Please add your title, full name and email address. All fields must be completed. If you need help with setting up an email account please call the ADI consultation hotline on 020 7630 3340 and our team will be happy to assist you.
Are you representing an organisation?
Are you representing an organisation? No
Yes - please let us know which organisation, and what is your role (please specify)?
The conclusions of the public consultation will be based on statistical data showing the number of respondents. Respondents will then be categorized into: organisations and individuals, including a percentage of people affiliated with animal welfare organisations and those that provided standard responses. For statistical purposes, it is best if all ADI supporters participate as individuals.