Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Dominic Raab MP is a Patron of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation

Dominic Raab MP is a Patron of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation.( CAWF) The Esher & Walton MP joins Sir Roger Gale MP, Lady Suzy Gale, Henry Smith MP and Sir David Amess as Patrons of the organisation. Lorraine Platt, Co-Founder of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, commented: “We are delighted and honoured that [...]

EU urged to improve lives of 340 million rabbits raised for food- 98% are raised in battery cages, 14th March

Photo from Compassion in World Farming https://action.ciwf.org.uk/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=119&ea.campaign.id=51039 EU urged to improve lives of 340 million rabbits raised for food. MEPs, including Conservative MEPs Jacqueline Foster, Judy Girling and Anthea McIntyre support a report calling for minimum standards and improved conditions for  farmed rabbits. Millions of rabbits are slaughtered for meat every year in the [...]

Sir Roger Gale MP talks on preventing the import of goods produced under circumstances not permitted in the UK to Farming Minister, 2nd March

Sir Roger Gale, Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Patron asked a question to Farming Minister on the Domestic Food Market in the main chamber of the House of Commons on 2nd March: "Does my hon. Friend share the view expressed by the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation that leaving the EU can both help farmers increase their [...]

Charities set out a 10-point plan to protect animal welfare during Brexit, House of Lords, 28th February

A 10-point plan to protect animal welfare was unveiled by a group of animal charities on the 28th February at a reception in the House of Lords, hosted by Baroness Parminter. The plan, drawn up by charities including the RSPCA, Compassion in World Farming, Onekind, the Donkey Sanctuary, Animal Defenders International, Cats Protection, WAP, [...]

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