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...
Abattoir Provision Inquiry 2019

Abattoir Provision Inquiry 2019

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...
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...
Sub-Group for Dogs Elects New Chairman

Sub-Group for Dogs Elects New Chairman

FollowFollow admin@apgaw.org  |  0776 424 7098 MENUMENUHomeAbout APGAWAPGAW MembersAPGAW's Work StrategyMeeting Notes & Reports Contact Us 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...