London, 26th June 2023
On Tuesday (20th June 2023) Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) was invited to discuss the advancement of animal welfare in the UK with officials at 10 Downing Street.
Co-Founders of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Chris and Lorraine Platt met with officials to discuss the delivery of measures included in the Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill which was discontinued last month, as well as other key campaigns to improve the lives of farmed animals such as ending cages for laying hens.
Above: Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Co-Founders Chris and Lorraine Platt meet officials in Downing Street
Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation is calling for the measures included in the Bill, including an end to live exports for fattening and slaughter, to be delivered as soon as possible. The Government recently announced that it would uphold these measures through alternative legislative vehicles.
About Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF)
The Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation was established in 2016 to raise awareness on the lives of billions of animals reared on intensive farms around the world and how this impact upon animal welfare, the environment and people’s health. We want to highlight the action people can take to help advance farm animal welfare.
Animal welfare is an increasing concern amongst the public, who frequently look to Government to take the lead in both maintaining and improving standards.
The Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation believes it is highly important that the welfare of farm animals is placed at the forefront of the Governments plan for food and farming along with its focus on productivity, competitiveness, and technology.
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