Animal Welfare Party to Stand in 2015 General Election

Animal Welfare Party to Stand in 2015 General Election

At our AGM on 23rd November, Animal Welfare Party members voted unanimously for the party to stand in the 2015 General Election. Details of constituencies and candidates will be announced in early 2015.

The Committee of National Officers comprising Vanessa Hudson, Leader, Louise Cobham, Treasurer and Jon Homan, Nominating Officer was also re-elected.

Please watch this space for further details of our plans concerning the 2015 General Election.

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Photocall: Meg Mathews Casts Her Vote for Animal Welfare Party

Photocall: Meg Mathews Casts Her Vote for Animal Welfare Party

Release date: Wednesday 21st May 2014

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Meg Mathews Casts Her Vote for Animal Welfare Party

Meg Mathews, candidate for the Animal Welfare Party, London Electoral Region will be casting her vote for the party at her local polling station accompanied by her dog Oscar.

Photographers are invited to photograph Meg entering the polling station at

8am on Thursday 22 May at: Bray Tenants Association Hall, Bray Tower, Fellows Road, London, NW3 3JX

AWP is one of 7 European animal protection parties, informally known as the Euro Animal 7, contesting …

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Photocall: Political Animals Go To Vote

Photocall: Political Animals Go To Vote

 

 

Release date: Tuesday 20 May 2014

 

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Political Animals Go To Vote

 

Vanessa Hudson, leader of the Animal Welfare Party, will be stepping out to her local polling station to cast her vote in Thursday’s EU elections, accompanied by supporters in animal costumes, family and friends.

 

Photographers are invited to photograph her entering the polling station at

9am on Thursday 22 May at Hague Primary School Polling Station, Wilmot Street, E2 0BP(nearest tube station Bethnal Green).

 

AWP is one of 7 European animal protection parties, informally known as …

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Photocall: Political Animals Take to The Party Bus Weds 21st May

Photocall: Political Animals Take to The Party Bus Weds 21st May

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Political Animals Take to The Party Bus

Animal Welfare Party candidates and supporters will take to the streets of London in an open top routemaster tomorrow (Wednesday 21st May) to help spread word of their campaign to win a seat for animal representatives for the first time ever in the EU Parliament at Thursday’s EU elections.

Supporters in animal costumes and candidates will carry balloons and streamers to create a carnival atmosphere as the bus heads from Bethnal Green through Shoreditch, Islington and Camden.

Photographers are invited to …

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Soho pub, The Coach and Horses lends its support to the Animal Welfare Party’s EU election bid with a statement banner and staff decked out in AWP t-shirts

Soho pub, The Coach and Horses lends its support to the Animal Welfare Party’s EU election bid with a statement banner and staff decked out in AWP t-shirts

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Release Date: 15.05.14

London: UK

Soho pub, The Coach and Horses lends its support to the Animal Welfare Party’s EU election bid with a statement banner and staff decked out in AWP t-shirts.

Animal Welfare Party will kick off the final week of campaigning for the EU elections tomorrow at the Coach and Horses pub in Soho, London’s only vegetarian pub, which has lent its full support to the party’s EU election bid.

A banner will hang outside the pub urging passers-by to vote for AWP in the …

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VegFestUK get behind AWP EU election campaign

VegFestUK get behind AWP EU election campaign

VegfestUK, organisers of Europe’s biggest vegan festivals, will lend their wholehearted support to the Animal Welfare Party’s attempt to win a seat in the 2014 EU Parliamentary Elections in May.

Formerly known as Animals Count, the Animal Welfare Party (AWP) is a UK political party striving to create a better world for people, animals and the environment. They are standing in the constituency of London in the European Elections to give animals a voice in the EU Parliament. Victory for the AWP will be historic for …

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UK’s Animal Welfare Party kicks off ‘Let’s Make History for Animals’ crowdfunding campaign on World Vegan Day

UK’s Animal Welfare Party kicks off ‘Let’s Make History for Animals’ crowdfunding campaign on World Vegan Day

Today, World Vegan Day and the start of World Vegan Month, the Animal Welfare Party launches a ‘Let’s Make History for Animals’ fund-raising campaign through crowdfunding site, indiegogo to help fund its bid to make history for animals at the 2014 EU Parliament elections.

The party campaigns for better welfare for animals and the promotion of plant-based diets. It is one of 5 European animal protection parties contesting the May 2014 EU Parliament elections with the aim of returning dedicated representatives for animals to the EU …

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The Badger Cull – An AWP Supporter Writes

The Badger Cull – An AWP Supporter Writes

Over the past few years those of us concerned for animal welfare have listened with confusion and exacerbation  to the scientific arguments put forward by the government to support their plan to eradicate hundreds of thousands of badgers from the British countryside. Underlying the arguments of those who wish to shoot the badgers is the simple arithmetic of profit and loss; an equation that claims to weigh the death of badgers against the prolonged life of cows destined for the slaughter house.

It has been with …

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AWP website launches new ‘Pledge to Vote’ feature

AWP website launches new ‘Pledge to Vote’ feature

The Animal Welfare Party is pleased to announce the launch of our new ‘Pledge to Vote’ feature on the new AWP website.

Since we launched the feature at VegFest London on Sat 5th October, over 76 Londoners have pledged to vote AWP at the EU Parliament elections on May 22nd next year.

Our party is standing in the constituency of London, at the very least, and needs to win around 140,000 votes from the London electorate in order to win a seat – and, for the first …

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AWP Gears Up for London VegFest Sat 5th and Sun 6th October

AWP Gears Up for London VegFest Sat 5th and Sun 6th October

Sat 5th and Sun 6th October, 2013 -VegFest London at London Olympia

Animal Welfare Party Election Campaign – Stall and Talk

Our talk ‘Help Make History – the AWP 2014 Election Campaign’ is at 4pm on Sat 5th, Campaigns Area, First Floor

If you’d like to know more about our policies, our campaign and how you can help make history, please come to this talk.

Our AWP campaign stall will be at Vegfest London on both days. Look out for the pink balloons! Please stop by to find …

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