London, 26th September 2022
Today (Monday 26th September) the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) is delighted to announce that Dame Caroline Dinenage DBE MP has joined as a Patron.
Caroline Dinenage is the Conservative MP for Gosport, a position she has held since 2010. During this time, she has held a number of ministerial positions. Mostly recently between February 2020 and September 2021, she served as Minister of State for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
Prior to this she was Minister of State for Social Care between January 2018 and February 2020, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance between June 2017 and January 2018. She was previously Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women and Equalities and Early Years from May 2015 to June 2017.
Dame Caroline Dinenage DBE MP, Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Patron, commented: “I am delighted to join the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation today as a Patron. The last two years has seen a world-leading animal welfare agenda set in motion by Defra, and it is important that these measures are delivered under our new leadership.”
Lorraine Platt, Co-Founder of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, commented: “We are pleased to welcome Caroline Dinenage as a Patron of CAWF. We have always greatly appreciated Caroline’s support for our animal welfare campaigns and look forward to working with her more closely to ensure Conservative Party Manifesto commitments are honoured.”
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.
Media contact: Lorraine Platt (firstname.lastname@example.org)