Monthly Archives: July 2018

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EU investigates ‘illegal’ 56-hour lorry journey of two-week-old calves destined for veal market, 22 July 2018

EU investigates ‘illegal’ 56-hour lorry journey of two-week-old calves destined for veal market 'They are bellowing because they want their mothers’ milk – it’s a haunting sound' Jane Dalton writes in the Independent. July 2018 European Union lawyers are investigating a formal complaint from animal welfare campaigners who claim that hundreds of unweaned calves were [...]

Zac Goldsmith announced as Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference champion ,3 July

  Zac Goldsmith announced as Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference champion ( Zac is also our Patron) Zac Goldsmith MP will play a key role in the preparations for an international conference about the illegal wildlife trade, held in London in October 2018. Foreign & Commonwealth Office On Tuesday 3 July, the government announced that [...]

The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill passed unopposed at its second reading (July 6).

We congratulate Sir Oliver Heald MP, PC Dave Wardell and the Finns Law team The Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill passed unopposed at its second reading in Parliament on Friday (July 6). It aims to remove a section of the current law of self-defence often used by those who injure a service animal. The "Finn's [...]

Ross Thomson on his Ten Minute Rule Motion on pet theft, 3 July

  Ross Thomson MP: Rising number of pet thieves across Britain must face real justice We are well known as a nation of pet lovers, so it should come as no surprise to hear that more than 100,000 Britons have signed a petition calling for changes to the law around pet theft. Some of [...]

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