Embracing a reduction in meat consumption should be considered an important option for both saving lives and money. Our latest estimates project that if the British population opted for meat-free lunches on weekdays, the NHS could save a substantial £2.2 billion annually.
All of the pieces of legislation announced by His Majesty today, including the Renters (Reform) and Victims and Prisoners Bills.
The Conservatives were voted in on a platform to take decisive action on live exports. It’s time they delivered before it’s too late.
It is remarkable that a country prepared to ban almost anything appears unwilling to take action against the small number of breeds responsible for the overwhelming majority of dangerous attacks.
There was absolutely no way that the name was changing and, once the media had picked it up, the story began to rip. The combination of woke, dogs and the sheer arrogance of PETA has caught the public’s mood.
A dog attack can happen to anyone and result in life-altering injuries, traumas, and even death. We should establish a framework that promotes responsible pet rearing, and protects both humans and animals.
It risks real damage to conservation, animal welfare and livelihoods in Africa and beyond.
“Generations to come will look back in disbelief at the treatment of majestic animals like elephants, lions and rhinos, which need our protection now more than ever.”
Party activists could be forgiven for wondering if he would now rather have Starmer in Downing Street than Sunak.
DEFRA should aim to produce, based on a representative sample of farms, estimates of the welfare status of each farmed animal in the UK.
Irresponsible dog ownership is a growing and serious problem. Not only has there been a huge increase in both fatal and non-fatal dog attacks, but the number of out-of-control dogs attacking other dogs has also skyrocketed.
As I vote on legislation passing through Parliament, I notice a steady stream of laws that we could not have passed were we still in the EU.
We risk losing our manifesto commitment, enabled by Brexit, to end live animal exports for fattening and slaughter, as well as important measures to end puppy and kitten smuggling.
Leaving the EU is a chance to raise standards and stamp out cruel practices, as we promised the voters we would at the last election.
A sense of proportion and common sense is lacking with development rules concerning the environment. Ministers should accept responsibility.