Ten issues for action
Harnessing consumer power:
a stronger and fairer society
Establish mandatory labelling on method of
production of chickens; mandatory country of origin
labelling showing where the animal has been reared
and slaughtered; mandatory labelling on the
slaughter methods for animals.
Review the Government Buying standards (GBS). 6
Incentivise improvements to slaughter and live
transport by establishing mandatory CCTV in
slaughterhouses and reducing long-distance
transport of animals.
Link the funding for the Research Councils to a target
for funding the development of humane alternatives
to animal experiments, and end the use of animals in
scientific procedures involving severe suffering.
The rights and responsibilities
of individuals and the state
The government should introduce standards to
improve breeding conditions for animals.
Updating the legislation on selling animals. 8
Ensuring statutory enforcement of animal legislation
at a local level.
Commit to having a sustainable and science-led
approach to bovine TB control.
The use of wild animals in circuses. 9
Hunting ban on wild animals. 9
Some key animal welfare facts 10