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
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW) has finished its oral evidence sessions on abattoir provision in the U.K. The interest in this inquiry has been extensive and the next stage is drafting a report with a set of key recommendations for the...read more
NB: This is not the APGAW annual workplan. It is an overview of issues which APGAW has worked on and keeps on its rolling agenda of issues to watch for Government progression. All issues listed below are those that has had some form of Government action. ...read more
The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018 come into force today The myriad of licensing systems that local authorities use to regulate businesses which deal with animals, or animal activities, have been in place for over...read more
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