Romney Marsh sheep farmer and National Farmers Union representative, Frank Langrish, has welcomed the decision by Thanet Council to drop its ban on live animal exports from Ramsgate.
I'm pleased by the decision and we now await the report looking into why those sheep had to be killed in Ramsgate in September. We now have an opportunity to look at the shortest possible route when ferrying these animals."
The owner of a Kent port has lifted its temporary ban on live animal exports weeks before it faced a High Court challenge over its decision.
Thanet Council has announced that it has lifted its ban on live animal exports through the Port of Ramsgate amid mounting legal costs.