Tag: animal welfare

Feb 17

Labour Leadership Elections 2020: statements on animal welfare from candidates

It has become a tradition for LAWS to approach candidates in Labour’s Leader and Deputy Leader elections, asking them to provide a statement giving their views on animal welfare issues. Their views are important because animal welfare is important, but also because a significant number of electors (and Labour members) believe these issues are important …

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Aug 28

Labour launches Animal Welfare Manifesto

Following public consultation, Shadow Secretary for DEFRA, Sue Hayman, will today unveil the party’s 50-point Animal Welfare Manifesto for government. Labour will announce radical action to strengthen animal welfare law, promote the highest level of care for domestic animals, improve welfare for animals used in sport and research and increase efforts to protect wild 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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