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Sep 15

LAWS Karaoke Fringe Event at Labour Conference 2018

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Sep 13

LAWS fringe meeting, Monday 24 September

Sep 13

Template CLP motion on Labour’s Animal Welfare Plan

Raising animal welfare issues at your local constituency and branch party meetings is a great way to keep animal issues on the political agenda. it can also help Below is a template motion to be used to raise awareness  in your local party about animal welfare issues and facilitate discussion on this often overlooked issue: …

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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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Sep 15

Conference Karaoke 2017!

Mar 03

LAWS DAY CONFERENCE

March 11, 2017 Bloomsbury Baptist Church, London WC2H 8EP TIMETABLE 10.15 – 10.30 Tea, coffee biscuits 10.30 – 10.40 opening remarks and welcome 10.40 – 11.05 Commercial shooting – panel discussion with Luke Steele 11.05 – 11.30 Dominic Dyer, Born Free The Ivory Trade and update on badger cull 11.30- 12.00 Nick Palmer (CFI) Labour …

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Feb 03

LAWS Day Conference – Saturday 11th March 2017

The Labour Animal Welfare Society will hold its annual Day Conference on Saturday 11th March 2017. The provisional agenda will include speakers on a range of subjects including how Brexit will affect the animal welfare agenda, CCTV in slaughterhouses, the ivory trade, shooting and the strengthening of animal welfare legislation. The conference will be held …

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Dec 06

MAJOR NEW DRAFT ANIMAL WELFARE MANIFESTO LAUNCHED

A few months ago, Jeremy Corbyn and the then Shadow Secretary of State for DEFRA, Kerry McCarthy, commissioned Nick Palmer, former Labour MP for Broxtowe, and Michelle Thew, former PPC for Bexhill and Battle and CEO of Cruelty Free International, to prepare a substantial animal welfare package. After wide consultation with interested organisations, the package …

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