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Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes Westminster Hall Debate on finding time to return the Kept Animals Bill to Parliament

The Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) has welcomed the Westminster Hall Debate led by Conservative MP Elliot Colburn yesterday relating to the petition titled: ‘Find the time to take the Kept Animals Bill through Parliament and make it law’ which received over 107,000 signatures from the UK public.

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Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation launches new campaign to end pig farrowing crates: The Crate Escape

Today (Monday 14th November), the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) has launched a new campaign to end the use of farrowing crates in the UK. The campaign, titled The Crate Escape, will urge the Government to launch a consultation on ending the use of farrowing crates and raise awareness of the suffering sows endure as they are forced to spend much of their lives behind bars.

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CAWF Welcomes New Prime Minister the Rt Hon. Rishi Sunak MP

Today (Monday 24th October) the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) has welcomed the Rt Hon. Rishi Sunak MP as Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

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Veterinary Record: ‘The UK must ban farrowing crates’

Dr. Steven McCulloch, head of research at the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation, argues that the UK should ban the use of farrowing crates for pigs and the veterinary profession must provide its full support. Dr. Steven McCulloch is Senior Lecturer in Human-Animal Studies at the Centre for Animal Welfare, University of Winchester. Steven qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Bristol University.

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We Must Progress Mandatory Labelling for Animal Welfare

The Government has recently published their response to the call for evidence on labelling for animal welfare. The findings were very encouraging and certainly a clear step in the right direction towards making choosing higher welfare meat products easier for consumers.

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Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation welcomes new Prime Minister the Rt Hon. Liz Truss MP

Today (Monday 5th September) the Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) has welcomed the Rt Hon. Liz Truss MP as Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following the results of the Conservative Party membership ballot which closed on Friday 2nd September. (photo: Liz Truss with our Co-Founder Lorraine Platt)

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Animal Welfare Should Be Addressed In The Final Week Of The Leadership Contest

Recently Conservative Party leadership contender Liz Truss tweeted, “We need to prove to people who voted for us in 2019 that we can deliver what we promised in our Conservative Manifesto.” This is welcome. In fact, both Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak have repeatedly declared they will honour the 2019 Manifesto.

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Animal Welfare in the Leadership Campaign 2022

The Conservative leadership contest presents an excellent opportunity to show voters that candidates are committed to advancing animal welfare.  MP’s mailbags show that animal welfare is one of the public’s top priorities. In the remaining stages of the leadership contest, it is important that the current animal welfare reforms continue under a new Prime Minister.