Animal Welfare APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To use the influence of experts and politicians to raise awareness of animal welfare issues and to develop solutions through evidence based inquiries and policy development.

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Recent Documents related to Animal Welfare

1. AWC opinion on the animal welfare issues related to COVID-19
04/06/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: AWC opinion on the animal welfare issues related to COVID-19 Animal Welfare Committee assessment

2. Briefing Paper on the Bill
10/03/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: 2019 Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill By Elena Ares Contents : 1. Background 2. Animal Welfare

3. Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill [HL]
26/05/2021 - Bill Documents

Found: UNIVERSAL DECLARATION ON ANIMAL WELFARE The Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare: an agreement among people

4. Bill 14 EN 2019-21 (as introduced) - (large print)
15/10/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Bill 14ŒEN 58/1 ANIMAL WELFARE (SENTENCING) BILL EXPLANATOR Y NOTES What these notes do These

5. Bill 14 EN 2019-21 (as introduced)
15/10/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: Bill 14 EN 58/1 ANIMAL WELFARE (SENTENCING) BILL EXPLANATOR Y NOTES What these notes

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Animal Welfare

1. Sentience and Welfare of Animals
16/03/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: e-petition 242239 relating to the sentience and welfare of animals.It is a genuine pleasure to see - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Animal Welfare
16/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: considered the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on animal welfare.It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair - Speech Link
2: regulate fake news, particularly in the context of animal welfare. Pets really are part of our families, so I - Speech Link

3. Animal Charities: Covid-19
19/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: announced, I have been engulfed by all sorts of animal charities wishing me to raise their plight in what - Speech Link

4. Dog and Cat Meat Trade
14/07/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: the UK but globally.Our dedication to animal welfare can be seen in the legislation that the UK - Speech Link

5. Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill
16/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: important commitment from the Government on animal welfare, assists the courts in their essential work - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Animal Welfare
1. Animal Welfare
asked by: Marsha De Cordova
09/11/2020
... what plans he has to bring forward legislative proposals to maintain animal welfare after the end of the transition period.

2. Animal Welfare
asked by: Kirsten Oswald
02/11/2020
... if he will bring forward legislative proposals on animal sentience before the end of the transition period.

3. Animal Welfare
asked by: Alex Davies-Jones
01/02/2021
... to publish her Department’s committed spend on front-line police training on animal welfare crimes for each year since 2010 in (a) England and (b) Wales.

4. Animal Welfare
asked by: Beth Winter
10/09/2020
... whether it is Government policy to bring forward legislative proposals on animal sentience; and if he will make a statement.

5. Animal Welfare
asked by: Richard Fuller
06/10/2020
... what his timetable is for bringing forward legislative proposals on animal sentience.

Latest Questions
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10 Current APPG Officers
Lord Trees Portrait
Lord Trees
Co-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Neil Hudson Portrait
Neil Hudson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Penrith and The Border
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Horse , Outdoor Learning
Baroness Mallalieu Portrait
Baroness Mallalieu
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Horse , National Parks
Giles Watling Portrait
Giles Watling
Treasurer
Conservative - Clacton
Joined: 18th July 2018
Kirsten Oswald Portrait
Kirsten Oswald
Treasurer
Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire
Joined: 8th April 2020
Lord Taylor of Holbeach Portrait
Lord Taylor of Holbeach
Secretary
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 8th April 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Tracey Crouch MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7203.

Email: tracey.crouch.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Marisa Heath, Office of Tracey Crouch MP. Tel: 07764 247 098

Email: admin@apgaw.org

Group's Website:

http://www.apgaw.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
RSPCA
Description
Funds the post of an administrator for the APPG   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£15,001
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
RSPCA
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£15,001
Financial Benefits Received
Date
3 Dec 2020
Source
Petfood Manufacturers Industry
Value
£10,000
Date
3 Dec 2020
Source
RSPCA
Value
£18,500
Date
13 Jun 2019
Source
Petfood Manufacturers Association
Value
£10,000
Date
21 Jul 2017
Source
RSPCA
Value
£16,500
Date
21 Jul 2017
Source
RSPCA (amount registered is per year but it is paid in monthly instalments)
Value
£16,500
Former APPG Officers
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Treasurer
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 8th April 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Rebecca Pow Portrait
Rebecca Pow
Vice Chair
Conservative - Taunton Deane
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Rowing
Theresa Villiers Portrait
Theresa Villiers
Treasurer
Conservative - Chipping Barnet
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrea Jenkyns Portrait
Andrea Jenkyns
Treasurer
Conservative - Morley and Outwood
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
3 APPG Memberships
Italy , Music , Social Mobility
Robert Flello Portrait
Robert Flello
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Portrait
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Vice Chair
Conservative - The Cotswolds
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 21st July 2016