February 2018

CCTV in slaughterhouses: Legislation laid in Parliament, 23 February 2018

  CCTV in slaughterhouses: Legislation laid in Parliament CCTV to become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under new legislation laid in Parliament   Legislation to make CCTV cameras mandatory in slaughterhouses in England to safeguard animal welfare has been laid on (23 February) by Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The legislation will come into effect [...]

Lord Trees – the only Veterinarian in parliament – asked in the House of Lords ‘what is to be done to minimise the number of animals slaughtered without stunning?’ on 7 February

                    Lord Trees: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what measures they are taking to minimise the number of animals slaughtered without stunning in abattoirs in the United Kingdom. The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Lord Gardiner of Kimble) (Con) [...]

Lobsters and crabs should not be boiled alive, say campaigners, BBC News, January 2018

    Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation believe that crustaceans should be included as sentient beings in a new Animal Welfare Bill. We included this focus in our submission to the  EFRA Inquiry in January 2018: The BBC recently  published the article below titled' Lobsters and crabs should not be boiled alive, say campaigners' on [...]

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into the fur trade in the UK, 7 February 2018

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into the fur trade in the UK. We support a ban on the import of fur  in the UK and this is included in our' Brexit: Opportunities for Animal Welfare' proposals document which we delivered by hand  to No10 with our [...]

Ross Thomson MP takes a Scottish Conservative campaign against “barbaric” electric shock dog collars to Westminster

  Ross Thomson MP is leading the campaign to ban electric shock collars. Learn more about the campaign from the below information which is featured on Ross's website:  https://www.rossthomson.org.uk/ban-electric-shock-collars-campaign   "I am taking a Scottish Conservative campaign against “barbaric” electric shock dog collars to Westminster. I have written to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes the announcement on third party puppy sales, 8 February 2018

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation are delighted that a ban on puppy sales by pet shops and other third- party dealers in England is being considered by the Government.  The announcement was made on the 8th February. Under the proposals, people buying or adopting a dog would deal directly with a breeder or rehousing centre. [...]

Our Co- Founder is delighted to join the Board of Save The Asian Elephants ( STAE) which is committed to the preservation and protection of highly endangered Asian elephants

  Our Co- Founder Lorraine Platt recently met with Duncan McNair, the Founder and CEO of  Save The Asian Elephants ( STAE)  Lorraine is delighted to be joining STAE’s highly distinguished Board:    http://www.stae.org/team.  Please support STAE’s work as they press for a new law to prohibit the advertising or supply from the UK of unethical [...]

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation are delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP as our new Patron

Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation are delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP as our new Patron. Theresa Villiers joins Sir Roger Gale MP, Lady Suzy Gale, Sir David Amess Henry Smith MP, Zac Goldsmith MP and Carrie Symonds as Patrons. Lorraine Platt, Co-Founder of the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, commented: “We are [...]

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 [...]

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