http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/publications/rss.xml/17/23 en Hunting Vote Postponed To Avoid Government Defeat http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/hunting-vote-postponed-avoid-government-defeat <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Jul 14 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="197" title="Hunting Vote Postponed To Avoid Government Defeat" alt="Hunting Vote Postponed To Avoid Government Defeat" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fox_Hunt_300_5.jpg?1436887389" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Leading animal welfare charity the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is delighted that the Government has come unstuck in its attempts to sabotage the Hunting Act.</p> <p>The Government announced today that it was postponing a vote scheduled for tomorrow on wrecking amendments to the Hunting Act, following on from the announcement by the SNP that its MPs would vote against a return to cruelty.</p> <p>The proposals put forward by the Government amounted to bringing back hunting by the back door.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/hunting-vote-postponed-avoid-government-defeat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting foxes hunting act Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:34:05 +0000 adintino 104684 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW calls for amendments to Hunting Act in light of another hunting prosecution being dropped and trail hunting repeatedly being used by hunts as a false alibi http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-calls-amendments-hunting-act-light-another-hunting-prosecution-being-dropped-and-trail-hun <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 18 2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="197" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fox_Hunt_300_4.jpg?1426710557" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) is changing its position on the Hunting Act and calling for a number of necessary amendments in light of another prosecution being dropped.</p> <p>IFAW, one of the key groups involved in successfully campaigning for the Hunting Act to be introduced a decade ago, has continued to work to protect this vital piece of wildlife legislation. However, it believes the Act now needs amending so it can be used more effectively.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-calls-amendments-hunting-act-light-another-hunting-prosecution-being-dropped-and-trail-hun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes foxes hunting act hunting fox illegal hunting Wed, 18 Mar 2015 20:29:34 +0000 adintino 103317 at http://www.ifaw.org Philip Mansbridge http://www.ifaw.org/international/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UK Regional Director </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Philip is the UK Regional Director, heading up IFAW&rsquo;s largest country office and leading a team of dedicated and highly experienced campaigners, operations and philanthropy staff. Philip joined the IFAW team in October 2014.</p> <p>Working closely with key influencers in Parliament, Government agencies and the business sector, Philip strives to strengthen and develop partnerships in order to deliver increased animal welfare and protection. In addition, he ensures close working across the IFAW network to enhance priority programmes and to make sure that outcomes are met.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Philip Mansbridge, UK Regional Director" alt="Philip Mansbridge, UK Regional Director" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Philip_Mansbridge2014.jpg?1417547420" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Nov 6 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Wildlife trade Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Regional Leadership Dogs & Cats Foxes Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:37:37 +0000 jcbouvier 101901 at http://www.ifaw.org Ros Leeming http://www.ifaw.org/international/about-us/political-advocacy/ros-leeming <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Parliamentary and Government Affairs Manager </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Managing the parliamentary and government relations for IFAW&rsquo;s campaigns in the UK, including wildlife crime, whaling, badgers and hunting with dogs, Ros works with parliamentarians to improve and protect animal welfare policy and legislation.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="IFAW UK Parliamentary and Government Affairs Manager" alt="IFAW UK Parliamentary and Government Affairs Manager" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/ros_leeming_web.jpg?1400789608" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">May 22 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/about-us/political-advocacy/ros-leeming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Staff Foxes Thu, 22 May 2014 20:14:28 +0000 jcbouvier 100364 at http://www.ifaw.org Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mar 19 2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="329" title="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Parliament Square" alt="Freddie the Fox and friends to watch as pack of hounds ‘chase’ a stag around Par" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Freddie_Fox_300px.jpg?1395255283" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&rsquo;s costumed fox will look on as two eye-catching ad vans chase each other around Westminster tomorrow (Thursday 20 March) to warn the public that the Hunting Act is under threat and the Government is seeking to allow a return to hunting &lsquo;by the back door&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/freddie-fox-and-friends-watch-pack-hounds-%E2%80%98chase%E2%80%99-stag-around-parliament-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting freddie the fox hunting act hunting with dogs Parliament Square Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:03:51 +0000 adintino 99623 at http://www.ifaw.org Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/98739 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 26 2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="197" title="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" alt="Eight in ten people believe fox hunting belongs to the past" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fox_Hunt_300_1.jpg?1388072013" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new survey released on Boxing Day, a major day in the hunting calendar, from the League Against Cruel Sports, RSPCA and <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>, shows 80 percent of the Great British public think that fox hunting should not be made legal again; 85 percent think deer hunting should not be made legal again; and 87 percent think hare hunting/coursing should not be made legal again. <sup>1</sup> Ipsos MORI</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/98739" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting fox hunting foxes hunting hunting act Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:05:12 +0000 adintino 98739 at 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