Halt Pigeon Cull in Dunbar, says Animal Welfare Party

Halt Pigeon Cull in Dunbar, says Animal Welfare Party

Photo Credit: Railway bridge crossing Spott Road © Copyright Jthomas, Creative Commons Licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

 

Local campaigners from Animal Welfare Party are calling on East Lothian Council to halt a planned cull of pigeons in Dunbar.

The railway bridge on Spott Road and its resident wild pigeon population is the focus of attention from local people and wildlife groups after East Lothian councillors proposed to cull the pigeons and install anti-roosting bird netting under the bridge.

“The birds certainly shouldn’t be killed” said local resident and AWP Member, Kay Hamilton, Dowager …

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AWP Committee of National Officers Re-elected at Online AGM

AWP Committee of National Officers Re-elected at Online AGM

Animal Welfare Party’s Committee of National Officers were re-elected today during the party’s online Annual General Meeting.

Vanessa Hudson continues as the Party Leader.

Jane Smith continues as Deputy Leader.

Louise Cobham continues as Treasurer.

Jon Homan continues as Nominating Officer.

Due to coronavirus restrictions, the AGM was held online with an increased attendance on previous years.

The meeting reviewed the party’s activities over the past year and looked at potential activities for the year ahead which include the possibility of the party contesting the London Assembly, Scottish Parliament and Welsh …

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AWP announces its Party List for London

AWP announces its Party List for London

Ahead of the EU Elections on May 22nd, AWP has announced a full party list of eight candidates for the London Region.

 

Alongside lead candidate and Party Leader, Vanessa Hudson, are designer and animal welfare campaigner Meg Mathews; Dr. Andrew Knight, a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and a European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law; and Alex Bourke, author of the ‘Vegetarian Guides’ series.

 

Of her decision to stand as a candidate Meg Matthews says: “I’d like to see 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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