The father of then Foreign Secretary and current Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, called for ‘Halal’ meat to be either banned or labeled.

Boris Johnson’s father, Stanley Johnson, a former Conservative MEP, author and journalist, wrote a piece in The Independent suggesting that he would “happy to see” halal meat excluded from the UK following Brexit.

A “religious exception” exists in spite of the EU’s 2009 Slaughter Regulation, which requires all animals to be stunned before slaughter.

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