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.
| What we do
The main intention of APGAW is to keep MPs and Peers informed about animal welfare issues and to develop policy that lifts standards. Regular meetings and events provide an opportunity for cross party MPs and Lords with an interest in animal welfare to meet and debate their views. We run one or two formal inquiries each year on a topical issue to gather evidence from stakeholders, identify problems threatening animal welfare and produce recommendations that set out the pathway to solving the problems.
We work alongside the expertise of bodies such as the RSPCA, British Veterinary Association, Animal Health & Welfare Board England, National Farmers Union and World Horse Welfare to ensure all of our work is evidence based and robust.
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| News from APGAW
APGAW has released a report following an inquiry looking into the provision of abattoirs after concerns were raised that large numbers of small abattoirs had closed taking away options for slaughter for small scale farmers and forcing them to use large processing...read more
APGAW has continued operating during lock down by writing the report on the Small Abattoir Provision inquiry and working on the Agricultural Bill as it goes through the Commons into the Lords. We have also been keeping in contact with associate members to see what...read more
APGAW has ceased to exist during the dissolution of Parliament and the General Election period. Parliamentary rules mean that APPGs cannot use social media or send out formal communication. Once the newly elected MPs return a meeting will be held to appoint new...read more
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