General Election & APGAW

General Election & APGAW

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...
APGAW Progress Report 2019

APGAW Progress Report 2019

  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.  ...
APGAW welcomes new licensing regulations

APGAW welcomes new licensing regulations

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...
APGAW holds animal sentience discussion

APGAW holds animal sentience discussion

Ib light of the proposed new Animal Welfare Bill which will set out animal sentience within the workings of Government post Brexit, APGAW hosted a panel discussion on sentience and how best to frame it within legislation. A note on the discussion can be here 
APGAW publishes livestock worrying report

APGAW publishes livestock worrying report

Following a cross-party enquiry alongside key stakeholders including the NFU, RSPCA, BVA, Sheepwatch UK and others, APGAW has published a report with key recommendations on how to prevent and deal with attacks. The report has been sent to the Defra Minister and can be...