http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/34 en 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 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 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 Addressing all the elephants in the room after the UK General Election http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/addressing-all-elephants-room-after-uk-general-election <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/ros-leeming">Ros Leeming </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">Mon, 05/11/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_12_15_cartoon.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 445px;" />So who saw that coming?</p> <p>Not me, certainly.</p> <p>For weeks I have been going over all the possible coalitions and imagining what kind of an animal welfare policy mash up they would create between them.</p> <p>If in some twist of fate they all had to govern together I imagined animal policy being like a bizarre robot wearing a Tory safari hat, with a Scottish kilt and Green Party boots, maybe a Labour flak jacket, possibly waving a UKIP pint in its hand.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/addressing-all-elephants-room-after-uk-general-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Foxes badgers election England fox hunting hunting with dogs United Kingdom Mon, 11 May 2015 15:11:31 +0000 Ros Leeming 103974 at http://www.ifaw.org Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout the law http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/controversial-new-ad-campaign-highlights-sly-tactics-fox-hunts-which-flout-law <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, 05/05/2015</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="200" title="Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout the law" alt="Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout th" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/fox-press-pic.jpg?1430771943" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Hunters are given a fox-like makeover in a controversial new advertising campaign launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) today to highlight illegal fox hunting.</p> <p>&lsquo;The Sly Ones&rsquo; campaign, featuring photographs of models with subtle fox-like features in hunting attire, drives home the message that 10 years after the ban on hunting with hounds, foxes are still being illegally hunted and it is time to strengthen the Hunting Act. The images are captioned &lsquo;It&rsquo;s not the foxes who are sly&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/controversial-new-ad-campaign-highlights-sly-tactics-fox-hunts-which-flout-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foxes fox fox hunting foxes hunting act sport hunting Fri, 01 May 2015 17:12:30 +0000 adintino 103869 at http://www.ifaw.org