Reform of Farm Animal Welfare Codes 

The next APGAW meeting is being held conjointly with the APPG for Agroecology on the 15th July. The meeting is to consider the Reform of the Farm Animal Welfare Codes which has been looking at the principle of moving from statutory farm animal... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Tuesday, July 8, 2014 4:55:00 PM

APGAW Chairman Fights to Stop Live Transportation 

On 3rd July, Neil Parish MP, Chairman of APGAW met animal welfare campaigners and was presented with a giant postcard addressed to the Minister, George Eustice MP, in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The RSPCA, Compassion... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Tuesday, July 8, 2014 4:31:00 PM

Animal Health & Welfare Board meeting 

On 1st July 2014, APGAW is holding a meeting with the Animal Health & Welfare Board chairman, Michael Seals CBE, to discuss the Board's work, its priorities and how APGAW members can work alongside it to influence Government effectively. The... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Tuesday, June 17, 2014 5:07:00 PM

APGAW in 2014 

The Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) would like to wish members' a very Happy New year and thank you for all your hard work to improve animal welfare in 2013. In 2013, APGAW continued to look at the issues surrounding the... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Monday, November 4, 2013 11:35:00 AM

Next APGAW Meeting 

The next APGAW meeting will be 20th May entitled Focus on Large-Scale Livestock Systems: Production and Welfare Implications It will be a joint meeting of the APPG on Science & Technology in Agriculture and the APPG on Animal Welfare to... read more
 
Friday, May 10, 2013 10:30:00 AM

Next APGAW Meeting 

The next APGAW meeting will be THE ANIMAL WELFARE ACT IN PRACTICE on Monday 15th April 1500-1700 with RSPCA Inspectors and Prosecutors. Recent press coverage has seen very light sentencing on animal cruelty cases as well as high profile cases on... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Tuesday, April 2, 2013 2:25:00 PM

CITES letter 

Having been approached by HSI and the Born Free Foundation, APGAW has been looking at the impending CITES conference in March this year. It is a vital moment to seek measures which protect endangered animals and those poached in the wild.... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Monday, February 25, 2013 2:26:00 PM

Dog Control & Breeding 

This week, EFRA published their report on Dog Control & Welfare: Click to read the report The committee suggests the introduction of consolidated dog legislation, Dog Control Notices and tighter limits on unlicensed dog breeding which are all ... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Tuesday, January 22, 2013 2:35:00 PM

Next APGAW Meeting 

The next APGAW meeting is 5th March and is looking at Live Transportation which is a difficult issue. Speakers include representatives from the National Farmers Union, farmers who are involved in live transportation, the RSPCA, Compassion in... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Monday, January 21, 2013 2:37:00 PM

Grand National letter to Minister 

During the November APGAW meeting, the Grand National was discussed and it was decided that the chairman would write a letter setting out the areas of concern that the majority of members felt needed addressing to improve the welfare of racehorses.... read more
 
Posted by Apgaw Sunday, January 20, 2013 2:39:00 PM
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