On the same day that Theresa May delivered her landmark speech on Brexit and leaving the EU, Sir Roger Gale MP and the Co- Founders of Conservatives Against Fox Hunting( Blue Fox) as Founders of the new Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation visited No10 to present their document for the Prime Minister on the important implications of Brexit on animal welfare with a signed letter by Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation Patrons Sir David Amess MP and Henry Smith MP, Co -Chairman of the All Party Group For Animal Welfare in the House of Commons. Lorraine
Lorraine Platt, Co- Founder of Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation said:
“We are here today to ensure that as part of the EU/UK negotiation, the UK accept all the present EU laws in the acquis that set standards for animal welfare. Around 80% of UK animal welfare legislation originates from the EU with over 40 laws relevant to animal welfare. These laws cover all four groups of animals- farm, research, wildlife and companion animals and span over forty years.