To use the influence of experts and politicians to raise
the welfare of animals nationally and internationally.
To use the influence of experts and politicians to raise the welfare of animals nationally and internationally.
| Marisa Heath
Marisa is responsible for writing the APGAW strategy, drafting reports, running inquiries, and producing letters supported by the officers to Government departments and articles. She also keeps members updated on issues, deals with membership and organises all meetings and events as well as working alongside MPs and Lords to further their interest in animal welfare in Parliament.
Marisa has over fifteen years experience working in local and national Government and has an extensive knowledge of parliamentary process and campaigning having worked in the House of Commons since 2005. She is aware of the myriad of issues relating to the work of associate members and assists them to further their cause within parliament if appropriate.
Marisa’s role is funded by the Advisory Board who will pay an annual sponsorship sum for APGAW. Information on this can be found on the Parliamentary webpage: www.parliament.uk/mps-lords-and-offices/standards-and-financial-interests/parliamentary-commissioner-for-standards/registers-of-interests/register-of-all-party-party-parliamentary-groups/
| News from APGAW
At the APGAW annual meeting on Dog Welfare, MPs decided to re-form the Dog Sub-Group as they wish to see it taking forward the recommendations set out in the 2015 Dog Strategy.read more
APGAW welcomes the commitment of the EFRA Committee to animal welfare and hopes that the report will raise the profile of a range of issues in Parliament.read more
The work of Mission Rabies was brought to our attention in the summer of 2016 by APGAW member, Clarissa Baldwin and it captured our attention owing to its great potential to improve life for animals and children.read more
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