Richard

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May 09

Stop the mountain hare killings: where does Scottish Labour stand?

The mountain hare is native to the Scottish Highlands. In their white winter coats, bounding over the snow, they are an iconic image of the ‘untameable’ wild Scotland that we all love. Yet this beautiful animal is routinely shot – even in the Cairngorms National Park – by hunting parties out for the thrill, and …

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Apr 09

Have Your Say: Labour’s Animal Welfare Consultation

  Recently, Labour launched a 50-point animal welfare plan, detailing the policies the party would seek to implement if and when it forms a government.    Labour has always been the party that has taken the lead in animal welfare and animal rights issues are important to Labour supporters.  So we wanted to remind you …

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Mar 09

Labour’s new animal welfare plan unveiled

Labour has launched radical action on Animal Welfare that would look at introducing a ban on the live export of animals for slaughter, consult landlords on giving tenants the right to keep a pet, strengthen the Hunting Act, enshrine the principal of animal sentience in law, end the badger cull, implement a review of animal …

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