Monthly Archives: January 2018


Craig Mackinlay MP hosts the Stop Live Exports Petition Team, Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation & Compassion In World Farming House of Commons reception calling for an end to live exports for slaughter, January 29 2018

  End of Live Animal Exports for Slaughter Could be a Step Closer  A reception took place on Monday 29 January at the House of Commons calling for an end to live animal exports for slaughter. It was hosted by Craig Mackinlay, MP for South Thanet who includes the port of Ramsgate within his [...]

Our meeting with the CEO of Save The Asian Elephants, Wednesday 24 January 2018

  After millions of years, Asian elephants face extinction in our lifetime and by our hands. Our Co- founder met with Duncan McNair, Founder and CEO of Save The Asian Elephants( STAE) on Wednesday 24 January in Portcullis House to discuss the plight of the Asian elephants. Save The Asian Elephants (“STAE”) is a [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation met with Environment Secretary Michael Gove on Tuesday 23, January 2018 to discuss animal welfare

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Founder Lorraine Platt met with Environment Secretary Michael Gove on Tuesday 23, January to discuss animal welfare. The private one to one meeting follows Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation’s parliamentary joint event with the Conservative Environment Network the month before, at which the Secretary of State delivered a speech on animal [...]

Parliament to debate in February the banning of live animal exports for slaughter

Parliament to debate in February the banning of live exports for slaughter Parliament is to discuss banning live exports for slaughter in February, after a petition created by Janet Darlison of the Stop Live Exports Petition Team comprised of fellow members of Selina Scott, Rod Gilchrist, Laurence Tarlo, Dr Nick Palmer of Compassion in [...]

Prime Minister launches 25 Year Environment Plan, January 2018

Today the government has published its 25 Year Environment Plan     A pledge to eliminate avoidable waste, introduce new safeguards for wildlife and connect more children with nature are among the ambitious plans for a greener future outlined by Prime Minister Theresa May and Environment Secretary Michael Gove today. In a major speech today, the Prime [...]

Michael Gove sets out his vision on the future of our farming industry at the Oxford Farming Conference 2018

Farming for the next generation   The age of acceleration For anyone wondering what the focus of this year’s Oxford Farming Conference might be, it was The Archers provided an answer just before Christmas. Brian Aldridge asked his step-son, Adam, whether he might be attending the conference. Adam replied wearily. ‘I think I’ll give [...]

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