Monthly Archives: April 2016

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Letter on animal welfare and the EU signed by MPs, including our Patron-Sir Roger Gale MP in the Guardian, April 2016

Letter on animal welfare and the EU signed by MPs, including our Patron-Sir Roger Gale MP in the Guardian 21st April 2016 It’s important to consider how animal protection would be affected, were the UK to leave the EU. By working with other nations, international issues such as illegal trafficking of wildlife and destruction of [...]

Anne Main MP introduces a Bill calling for better labelling to back British Farmers

Anne Main MP introduced a Private Members Bill into parliament on April 19th calling for better labelling on farm produce to back British farmers. During her speech in parliament, the St Albans MP said that, ‘it is not right or fair that other European countries can dodge animal welfare issues, can hide anonymously behind inadequate [...]

The Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2016

On April 6 2016, the annual Ceva Animal Welfare Awards paid tribute to people who improve the lives of animals. A glitzy celebration at the Burlington Hotel, Birmingham, announced the winning candidates across the seven award categories. The awards now in their fifth year, serve to raise the profile of animal welfare around the [...]

Defra confirms U-turn after outcry over move to repeal legislation and put industry in charge of guidance on chicken farming

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the news that there has been a U-turn on plans to repeal farm animal welfare codes, that were scheduled to come into force later this month. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs released a statement confirming the U-turn, saying the decision was taken “in light of views [...]

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