July 2017

Secretary of State Michael Gove sets out his vision on the future of our natural environment, July 2017

  Safeguarding our future It is a particular pleasure to be here today in WWF’s magnificent Living Planet Centre. It’s an inspirational example of how buildings can contribute to environmental sustainability. The WWF’s commitment to worldwide conservation, to robust research and to engaging people as well as policy makers in these critical issues has [...]

“A vision of hell”: Sickening scenes inside pig farm that shame Britain- The Mirror, June 2017

  This Article was published in the Mirror  BY LEWIS PANTHER, June 2017 More than 30 dead piglets covered in flies are seen - but there is worse, much worse, just a few yards way "Two porkers chomp on a dead hog in sickening ­pictures which shame ­Britain’s pig farming trade. The distressed swine, destined [...]

Article titled:’ The Tories promised CCTV in slaughterhouses. Now they must deliver’ 6 July 2017

Article published in the Guardian by Chas Newkey- Burden “We all have a high regard for animal welfare,” said Theresa May during yesterday’s prime minister’s questions. A curious comment from someone who, during the general election campaign, said: “Personally, I’ve always been in favour of fox hunting.” Thankfully, the beleaguered PM has abandoned her [...]

Factory farming puts humanity in danger, Prince Charles warns, The Times, July 11th 2017

Factory farming puts humanity in danger, Prince Charles warns The Prince of Wales said that science agreed with him on the issue of intensive farming British farms have been reduced to little more than factories and must be brought into greater harmony with the planet, the Prince of Wales said yesterday. Dwindling biodiversity and [...]

Our Patrons support event to raise awareness for the millions of dogs suffering on dog meat farms in South Korea

Photo shows Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation( CAWF)  Patron Sir Roger Gale MP and CAWF Co- Founder Lorraine Platt at the House of Commons event to end dog meat farms in Korea   South Korea is the only country in the world known to intensively breed dogs for human consumption. Thousands of dog meat farms [...]

UK has nearly 800 livestock mega farms, investigation reveals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QE0Ra8uHvk UK has nearly 800 livestock mega farms, investigation reveals Exclusive: US-style intensive factory farming of poultry, pigs and cattle is sweeping across the British countryside – raising concerns over animal cruelty Nearly every county in England has at least one industrial-scale livestock farm, with close to 800 US-style mega farms operating across the UK, [...]

May 2017

Contact candidates to speak out for farm animals

General Election 2017 It is important that people contact their candidates and ask them to support measures to advance farm animal welfare and that EU animal welfare legislation remains in place to protect farm animals post Brexit. The General Election takes place very soon and the public has a unique opportunity to ask candidates [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the Conservative manifesto pledge for mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses and steps to control live animal exports

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the Conservative manifesto pledge for mandatory CCTV recording in all slaughterhouses. Co Founder, Lorraine Platt commented: 'Our Patrons Lady Suzy Gale, Sir Roger Gale, Sir David Amess, Dominic Raab and Henry Smith have all spoken on the need for mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in parliamentary debates on farm [...]

A blueprint for agricultural land use, food production and animal welfare in the UK

A blueprint for agricultural land use and food production in the UK April, 2017 Farmwel was founded by ffinlo Costain, the former general secretary of the National Farmers' Union on the Isle of Man. Read more about Farmwel on this link: http://www.farmwel.org.uk Farmwel is working to generate momentum towards sustainable and accountable mainstream agriculture and aquaculture, [...]

April 2017

Thousands of farm animals suffering cruelty and neglect before being slaughtered. Numerous animals were slaughtered while heavily pregnant, Daily Record, 18th April

  'Thousands of farm animals suffering cruelty and neglect before being slaughtered Numerous animals were slaughtered while heavily ­pregnant or had to be repeatedly stunned before they were killed.' ROB EDWARDS ANDREW WASLEY 07:00, 18 APR 2017 Thousands of farm animals have suffered in more than 700 serious breaches of welfare rules in Scotland [...]

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