Tag: emily thornberry

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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Feb 13

Emily Thornberry

Dear Friends, I’ve been an animal lover all my life, but my passion for animal welfare probably began at the age of seven, when my mum said our cats had been put down, because we couldn’t afford to keep them. All the events that led up to that – my dad walking out, our family …

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