June 2018

Our 4 MP Patrons speak at International Awareness Day to end Live Transports/ Live Exports for Slaughter & Fattening, Parliament Square, 14 June, 12.30pm

Campaigners and MPs will spoke out on the International Awareness Day global  to stop live animal transports/ live exports on 14 June 2018. Protesters gathered outside Parliament on Thursday as part of a global day of action against long distance live animal transports.Campaigners gathered on Parliament Square between 12.30pm and 2pm Demonstrators held up [...]

Patron Henry Smith MP leads Adjournment debate to ban Foie Gras imports Post Brexit, 13 June

  Our Patron Henry Smith MP will argue for a ban on foie gras imports post Brexit during his adjournment debate on 13 June. Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation urge for a ban on Foie Gras imports in our Blueprint ’ Brexit: Opportunities For Animal Welfare’ handed to No10 in January 2017 with a letter [...]

Sir David Amess MP thanks our Co founder for animal welfare work during the Second Reading of the Ivory Bill, June 4 2018

  Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, opened the debate. His opposite number, Sue Hayman, responded on behalf of the Opposition. The bill passed its second reading without a division. The bill will now be considered by a Public Bill Committee. Summary of the Bill The purpose of [...]

MPs call on Government to ban UK fur imports in House of Commons debate, 4 June 2018

MPs call on Government to ban UK fur imports in House of Commons debate, June 2018 In a landmark debate, MPs of all political parties at a Westminster Hall debate in Parliament passionately spoke out in favour of banning fur imports from the UK, with MPs calling the fur trade "vile", "loathsome" and the [...]

Sale of Puppies Debate, Westminster Hall, 21 May 2018

  A debate took place in Westminster Hall on 21 May 2018 on a petition calling for a ban on third party sales of puppies in England.The Government has issued a call for evidence on a proposed ban, which closed 2 May 2018 The petition had reached over 140,000 signatories on 17 May 2018 [...]

May 2018

Sir David Amess MP speaks about animal welfare at Conservative Women’s Organisation lunch, 11 May 2018

On Friday 11th May, Sir David Amess MP spoke about a number of animal welfare issues at an Esher and Walton Conservative Women’s Organisation lunch event. The event took place at the home of the organisation’s Chairwoman, Elise Dünweber, in Oxshott and was organised by the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation. The MP for Southend [...]

April 2018

Ban on live animal exports for slaughter explored by government- 10 April 2018

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation( CAWF) welcomes the Government's announcement of a call for evidence for a potential ban on the live export of animals for slaughter after Brexit. Launched by Environment Secretary Michael Gove, the call for evidence will also look at higher welfare standards for live animal movements. Henry Smith MP, Patron of Conservative Animal [...]

Government confirms UK ban on ivory sales. 3 April 2018

              MEDIA RELEASE: Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation congratulate the Government on the UK Ivory Sales ban and commitment to protect the elephant population. Patron Sir Roger Gale MP said: “This is a very significant step towards helping to save a magnificent, proud and endangered species. Conservative Animal Welfare [...]

March 2018

Green Brexit London Conference, County Hall, Westminster March 15

Green Brexit conference, County Hall, Westminster   On 15th March our Co- Founder attended the Prosperity UK London Conference at County Hall in Westminster which brought together farmers, environmental campaigners, conservationists, agri-tech entrepreneurs, research scientists and green investors to discuss the proposition that Green Brexit represents a new era for farming, fishing and the [...]

International Women’s Day: We celebrate women campaigners who work to advance animal welfare , 8 March 2018

International Women's Day: We celebrate women campaigners who work to advance animal welfare International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 has its roots in the Suffragette movement. The original aim of IWD was to achieve gender equality for women. The Suffragettes created much needed change in society and secured the right for women to vote. [...]

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