Animal Welfare Enforcement

Animal Welfare Enforcement

Over the last 4 years we have seen significant changes to animal welfare legislation including the Licensing of Animal Activities 2018 and a ban on third party selling of puppies and kittens. There is new legislation coming through in the Kept Animals Bill which curb...
APGAW AGM

APGAW AGM

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare will be holding its AGM on 9th March 1400 via Zoom. Members of Parliament are able to put themselves forward to be officers of the Group at this meeting and therefore be part of the team who set the agenda and work...
APGAW Priority Work

APGAW Priority Work

APGAW works in a strategic manner by raising animal welfare issues with Parliamentarians, engaging key experts and devising solutions which we see through to implementation. Over the past 2 years we have worked on livestock worrying and are currently seeing updated...
Workplan 2021

Workplan 2021

Small Abattoirs In 2020 APGAW published its report on small abattoirs which we believe can support the Government’s objective to reduce live transport. We started 2021 by launching the Small Abattoir Sector Group (ASG) with the core members including Rare Breed...
Animal Welfare Enforcement

2020 Overview

If you would like to see what APGAW has been doing over the last year you can read our newsletter here If you have any questions on this work please do contact the secretariat.
APGAW publishes report on small abattoirs

APGAW publishes report on small abattoirs

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...