Whilst UKIP are happy to support these campaigns, we would like to point out that most are independent campaign groups with no political allegiance and we would encourage activists from all parties and none to get behind them
Posted on 03 February 2015
Research by the British Veterinary Association & FSA research tell us that Halal and kosher abattoirs cut the throats of 2.4 million sheep and goats without stunning in the latest recorded year. This is an increase of 60 per cent increase versus previous years. This trend is unacceptable. UKIP support the BVA and RSPCA in calling for a ban on non-stun slaughter.
A UKIP spokesman said, “Animal and veterinary science has long concluded that cutting the throats of animals whilst they are fully conscious can cause significant distress and pain.
“We see no reason why religious groups should not take into account the concerns of animal welfare when carrying out slaughter.
October 31, 2015
With the announcement that there will be changes to Heathrow airport employees pensions rights and future salaries, it is finally dawning on its staff that cuts are being made despite claims of expansion benefits. On 28th October the Financial Times printed an article in which John Holland-Kaye, CEO of Heathrow Airport, wanted to show how his company plans to grow […]
October 30, 2015
Heathrow wants money-conscious flyers, particularly frequent flyers, to believe that its airport will provide cheap deals if a third runway goes ahead. The reality is that passengers and British taxpayers will have to foot a huge bill for many aspects of expansion, such as expanding the road network, that private funders won’t touch with a bargepole. Willie Walsh, CEO of […]
October 27, 2015
A week after anti-expansion campaigners reminded David Cameron of his 2009 pledge that there would be no third runway at Heathrow, a Labour peer demonstrated what happens when people believe that they have been told a deliberate lie by a politician who wants to get elected. Speaking in the House of Lords, Labour peer Lord Campbell-Savours was explaining why he […]
October 19, 2015
Campaigners against Heathrow’s third runway marked the 6th anniversary of David Cameron’s No Ifs, No Buts, No Third Runway speech by taking a large model aircraft to Downing Street – just as they learned that the head of the Civil Service instructed Conservative not to make comments on the proposed third runway. On 19th October 2006 David Cameron, then leader […]
October 18, 2015
Residents whose homes are under threat from a third runway are being warned by SHE and Harmondsworth and Sipson Residents Association (HASRA) to be cautious following concerns about the latest letter to be sent by Heathrow Airport. Many of the people living in the 783 homes that would be in the first round of demolition if a third runway is […]