Campaigns we support

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

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  • UKIP support the BVA and RSPCA in calling for a ban on non-stun slaughter

    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.

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