Environment ministers have drawn up a new criminal offence in Britain of possessing dog and cat meat.
Former DEFRA Secretary Michael Gove ordered the move in the summer despite the sickening practice being rare in the UK.
You know there’s a ‘But..’ coming, don’t you?
But The Sun can reveal that nervous civil servants have stepped in to halt the ground-breaking move.
And you’ll never believe the reason…
Campaigning Tory MP Giles Watling was told by the MoJ that one of the reasons it acted was that it would be “culturally insensitive” of the Government to dictate to other nations what they should eat.
Did no-one point out to Sir Humphrey not only that we aren’t, but that there’s a government department dedicated to just that right along the corridor?
Or is it acceptable when it’s English people eating too many sweets?