Call for debate on banning sales of real fur

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption This model is wearing a fake fur jacket – now sales of real fur could be banned

A ban on sales of real fur should be considered, a committee of MPs has recommended.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs( Efra) Committee investigation into the issue came after some real fur was observed incorrectly labelled as fake.

They described the current labelling of fur products as “not fit for purpose”.

The government said Brexit would allow the UK to “go further” when it came to introducing further restrictions on the fur trade.

Is your fur faux or real ? Retailers criticised over fur mis-selling Labour party pledges to ban fur imports Media captionThe difference between real and fake fur Image caption Emotions can run high on the subject of real fur

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