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Party Policies on Animals

The information below relates to the 2019 General Election. This site will be updated shortly for the 2024 General Election.


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Party Policies

Animal welfare policies in the Conservative manifesto are outlined below. You can read the full manifesto online.

On Animal Aid’s four election asks:

None of these appear in the manifesto.

Other key animal policies include:

  • Tougher sentences for animal cruelty
  • Crack down on the illegal smuggling of dogs and puppies.
  • New laws on animal sentience.
  • End excessively long journeys for slaughter and fattening
  • Bring the ivory ban into force and extend it to cover other ivory-bearing species
  • Ban imports from trophy hunting of endangered animals.
  • Ban keeping primates as pets.
  • Bring forward cat micro chipping.

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