http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/23 en Relief as Government pulls vote on Hunting Act – for now http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/relief-government-pulls-vote-hunting-act-%E2%80%93-now <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 07/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dr Brian May and some of the IFAW UK team were outside the Houses of Parliament dressed up in fox costumes." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_14_15_vote_postponed.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 408px;" title="Dr Brian May and some of the IFAW UK team were outside the Houses of Parliament dressed up in fox costumes." />We can breathe a (temporary) sigh of relief in the IFAW office today.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/relief-government-pulls-vote-hunting-act-%E2%80%93-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes ban fox hunting cruel dogs Houses of Parliament hunting act Scottish National Party Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:20:34 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 104679 at http://www.ifaw.org Hunting Vote Postponed To Avoid Government Defeat http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/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">Tue, 07/14/2015</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/united-kingdom/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 After the hunt: the future for foxes in Britain http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/resource-centre/after-hunt-future-foxes-britain <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">Fri, 06/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>After the hunt: the future for foxes in Britain</p> </div> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes britain foxes hunting with dogs Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Fri, 26 Jun 2015 19:23:51 +0000 rbartlett 104545 at http://www.ifaw.org The hunting problem is a UK problem http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-problem-uk-problem <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/political-advocacy/jordi-casamitjana">Jordi Casamitjana </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 06/02/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/H2Pj5TsxFvE" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>English votes for English matters, they say.</p> <p>But what are &ldquo;English matters,&quot; really? From a legal or administrative point of view this question may be relatively easy to answer. Normally each law specifies which geographical remit it covers, and that is that. However, laws only cover a particular dimension of the &ldquo;matter&rdquo; they deal with.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/H2Pj5TsxFvE&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/H2Pj5TsxFvE&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2Pj5TsxFvE"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-H2Pj5TsxFvE_0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunting-problem-uk-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes cruel English matters foxes hunting act hunting with dogs voting Video Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:59:07 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 104134 at http://www.ifaw.org When it comes to hunting, it’s not the foxes who are sly http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/when-it-comes-hunting-it%E2%80%99s-not-foxes-who-are-s-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 05/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_04_15_sly.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 939px;" />So, election time is here again, the time when big issues such as the economy, the future of the NHS, taxation, immigration and the like are all thrown into the melting pot and packaged up into headlines and soundbites that try to appeal to each and every one of us. But, there&rsquo;s another contentious issue that affects hardly anyone, yet apparently &lsquo;divides the nation&rsquo;&hellip;. fox hunting.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/when-it-comes-hunting-it%E2%80%99s-not-foxes-who-are-s-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes Act Cameron cruelty dogs fox hunting Mon, 04 May 2015 13:55:12 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 103884 at http://www.ifaw.org The hunt that got away again, but should it have? http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunt-got-away-again-should-it-have <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/political-advocacy/jordi-casamitjana">Jordi Casamitjana </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 03/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BpmnHVtK7YU" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>They say there was no evidence.</p> <p>They say they hunt legally now.</p> <p>They say they now do &ldquo;trail hunting&rdquo; (following a fox&rsquo;s urine trail rather than the scent of a live fox), and because of that they should not be prosecuted under the Hunting Act.</p> <p>Ok, let&rsquo;s see if you buy into this.</p> <p><strong>On the 18<sup>th</sup> of March 2015 the RSPCA made the following announcement:</strong></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/BpmnHVtK7YU&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/BpmnHVtK7YU&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BpmnHVtK7YU"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-BpmnHVtK7YU.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hunt-got-away-again-should-it-have" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The ban on hunting with dogs Foxes banning hunting with dogs Briton hounds scent Video Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:25:43 +0000 Jordi Casamitjana 103328 at http://www.ifaw.org