Animal Welfare Party Battle Bus Takes to the Streets of Tower Hamlets in Final Days of Mayoral Election Campaign

Animal Welfare Party Battle Bus Takes to the Streets of Tower Hamlets in Final Days of Mayoral Election Campaign

Animal Welfare Party supporters took the streets of Tower Hamlets on Sunday aboard the party’s Mayoral Election Battle Bus – led by AWP candidate for Mayor, Vanessa Hudson.

Around 20 supporters, some in animal costumes, some in the party’s distinctive ‘A’ t-shirts boarded the bus for a three and a half hour tour across the borough.

The aim of the trip was to help raise awareness of the party’s standing in the upcoming Mayoral Elections and with their brightly decorated bus in the party’s pink branding, dancing …

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Running For Office – Running Club in World First?

Running For Office – Running Club in World First?

A running club is thought to be the first in history to have four current and former members standing as candidates in a UK General Election.

Professor Andrew Knight, Vanessa Hudson, Jon Homan and Guy Dessoy met as members of Vegan Runners UK, a running club aimed at those following a plant-based lifestyle, which has around 230 members across the UK.

The four are now standing as candidates for the Animal Welfare Party in Thursday’s General Election. Professor Knight will contest the seat of Kensington while …

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Animal Welfare Party Announces Four Candidates for 2015 UK General Election

Animal Welfare Party Announces Four Candidates for 2015 UK General Election

Animal Welfare Party is delighted to announce today that four candidates will contest the 2015 UK General Election.

Details of AWP’s candidates and the constituencies being contested are listed below:

AWP Candidate for Kensington: Professor Andrew Knight BSc (Vet Biol), BVMS, CertAW, DipECAWBM (AWSEL), PhD, MRCVS, SFHEA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Knight is a European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law, and a Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics at the University of Winchester. An active animal advocate for over 20 years, Andrew has published extensively on animal issues within both …

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AWP to host ‘Animal Friendly Easter’ Fundraising Dinner at Coach & Horses, Soho, 1st April

AWP to host ‘Animal Friendly Easter’ Fundraising Dinner at Coach & Horses, Soho, 1st April

Animal Welfare Party is set to host an ‘Animal Friendly Easter’ Fundraising Dinner at The Coach & Horses, Soho on Wednesday 1st April.

After a successful EU Election fundraiser at the venue in 2014, AWP will return in a bid to raise final funds for the party’s General Election Campaign, one week ahead of the General Election nominations deadline in which parties must put down a £500 deposit for each constituency they wish to contest.

Activities will begin with a 3 course vegan meal, before moving on to entertainment, an animal-friendly raffle and auction and …

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Animal Welfare Party to take part in VegFest Brighton’s Political Conference March 28th

Animal Welfare Party to take part in VegFest Brighton’s Political Conference March 28th

Animal Welfare Party will join politicians and delegates from the UK’s major political parties in a political debate at VegfestUK Brighton on Saturday 28th March.

Confirmed participants at the event include:

– Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East The Labour Party MP)
– John Robb (Goldblade frontman and vegan musician)
– Paul Chandler (prospective Lib Dem candidate for Parliament in Brighton Kemptown)
– Caroline Allen Green Party of England and Wales spokesperson on animal issues)
– Office of Keith Taylor MEP (Green Party MEP for the South East region)
– Mary Mears (Conservatives Councillor in Brighton …

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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

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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.

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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