Monthly Archives: November 2017

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We talk on our campaign to ban live animal exports and more at the Farmwel event hosted by Theresa Villiers MP, November 28

We talked on our campaigns to end live animal exports, end cages for hens, confined pig farrowing crates, method of production labelling and mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses at the Farmwel sustainable farming round table in Portcullis House hosted by Theresa Villiers MP titled' A New Jerusalem." supported by APGAW, Sustain, Conservative Environment Network [...]

The Conservatives can give the environment and animals a voice, says Zac Goldsmith, The Daily Express, November 26 2017

The Conservatives can give the environment and animals a voice, says ZAC GOLDSMITH LAST week it was reported, and widely circulated on social media, that Conservative MPs voted that animals do not have feelings. By ZAC GOLDSMITH PUBLISHED: 10:03, Sun, Nov 26, 2017 | UPDATED: 10:33, Sun, Nov 26, 2017   It is a beautiful [...]

Environment Secretary confirms sentience of animals will continue to be recognised and protections strengthened when we leave the EU

Michael Gove has set out the government's position on animal sentience after we leave the EU in a Written Ministerial Statement- 23rd November 2017 The sentience of animals will continue to be recognised and protections strengthened when we leave the EU, Environment Secretary Michael Gove confirmed today. Mr Gove made a Written Ministerial Statement today. The full [...]

The Government has announced that mandatory CCTV will be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England next year in 2018

The Government has announced that mandatory CCTV will be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England next year in 2018,following a highly positive response to the proposal from vets, industry, welfare groups and the public. Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation patron Henry Smith MP commented: “I’ve long-held the view that we need CCTV in slaughterhouses to [...]

Patron, Sir Roger Gale MP’s statement on sentient animals

Statement : Sentient animals "I have devoted a considerable part of my parliamentary career to animal welfare - I resigned from a junior Government post over foxhunting - and I continue to do so. I believe that the undertakings given by the Minister of State for Justice, Dominic Raab, who is himself a passionate [...]

Our Co- Founders believe that the legal recognition of animals as sentient beings must be incorporated into UK law when leaving the EU

The Co- Founders of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation believe that the legal recognition of animals as sentient beings must be incorporated into UK law when leaving the EU. Lorraine Platt, Co- Founder said: “The recognition of animals as sentient beings is one of the cornerstones of EU law on animal welfare. A failure to [...]

Our October newsletter

Plans to ban the UK’s ivory trade announced The October newsletter can be read here in original format or in plain text below:  http://mailchi.mp/c5ee4c88d87b/conservative-animal-welfare-autumn-newsletter Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation are delighted with the recent announcement from the Environment Secretary Michael Gove on plans to ban UK ivory sales. The UK is one of the world’s largest [...]

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