Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Protest Against Japanese Whaling March, 26 January 2019

On Saturday 26 January 2019, Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation volunteers joined the march to the Japanese Embassy in London to protest the Japanese government’s decision to resume commercial whaling. Speakers at the event included John Flack MEP, the Vice- President of the European Parliament's Animal Welfare Intergroup, Stanley Johnson, Will Travers of Born Free [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP as a Patron, January 2019

  Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP as a Patron. The Esher & Walton MP joins Sir Roger Gale MP, Lady Suzy Gale, Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Henry Smith MP and Sir David Amess MP, Zac Goldsmith MP and Carrie Symonds as Patrons of the organisation. Lorraine Platt, [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation joins campaign to ban the human consumption of dog meat in the UK

  Co-Founder of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Lorraine Platt joins campaign to ban the human consumption of dog meat in the UK. Lorraine Platt met with representatives from the World Dog Alliance (WDA) – an international animal welfare charity - on the 9th January to discuss their campaign to ban the human consumption [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the enforcement notice on misleading ‘Faux Fur’ claims from the UK’s Advertisement Regulator to clothing retailers

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the enforcement notice on misleading ‘Faux Fur’ claims from the UK’s Advertisement Regulator to clothing retailers Clothing retailers have been informed to take immediate action to ensure items they advertise as containing fake fur are not made from real fur. Patron Sir Roger Gale MP comments: “We welcome this [...]

Scots calves in barbaric conditions. Scottish calves travel hundreds of miles to Ramsgate in trucks before shipped abroad for fattening and slaughter. Scottish ministers have been urged to ban the “barbaric” export of unweaned calves-the Times, January 2019

  Scottish calves travel hundreds of miles to Ramsgate in trucks before shipped abroad for fattening and slaughter  Scottish ministers have been urged to ban the “barbaric” export of unweaned calves after it was confirmed that at least one shipment breached animal welfare laws. UK government officials said the transport of more than 200 [...]

Join the No Whaling March, Saturday 26 January 12pm, London

We are deeply concerned to hear of Japan's decision. Japan have announced that they will withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling. The country’s fleet will resume commercial operations in July 2019. This could result in many species of whales becoming under threat. Join the march in Cavendish Square London at [...]

Wildlife rescue centres and veterinary clinics call on MPs to reject new EU rules which will sound the death warrant for many of the UK’s best loved animals

Press release:  wildlife rescue centres and veterinary clinics call on MPs to reject new EU rules which will sound the death warrant for many of the UK's best loved animals EU Regulation 1143/2014 the Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019 will come into force on 28 March 2019, a day before the [...]

Cottontails Campaign to end the use of rabbit hutches and cages

A HUTCH IS NOT A HOME Lulu James, Director of COTTONTAILS, a non-profit rabbit welfare organisation, met Chris and Lorraine Platt, founders of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, at Portcullis House on 18 December. “COTTONTAILS is campaigning to end the use of rabbit hutches and cages,” explained Lulu. “Most rabbits spend their whole lives [...]

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