The RSPCA is calling for the end to live animal exports from the Port of Ramsgate after 45 sheep died during an inspection of a lorry. It's understood that two men are being questioned by police in relation to vehicle and animal welfare offences.
– RSPCA chief executive Gavin Grant
This trade needs to stop right now. The RSPCA has been warning that a significant welfare incident like this could lead to tragedy for the animals and now it has."