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Parliament should celebrate red meat says Neil Parish MP

Neil Parish MP asks the Leader of the House whether he agrees that the House of Commons should have a “Red Meat Month” to support British livestock farmers and to promote the industry’s importance to rural communities, the local economy and biodiversity. 

Neil Parish MP welcomes funding for Axminster’s Flamingo Swimming Pool

Neil Parish, MP for Tiverton and Honiton, has welcomed the news that Axe Valley Swimming Association will receive up to £50,000 for the Flamingo Pool Aqua Gym project through the Big Lottery Fund’s People’s Millions 2014 initiative. The project is one of 76 projects who won the public vote in the People’s Millions television vote-off on Tuesday 25th November. 

New Dog Strategy Launched in Parliament

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare Sub-Group for Dogs has today (2nd December) launched its report, “Review and Recommendations for Developing an Effective England-wide Strategy for Dogs”. The report has been compiled and published in partnership by a small group of key stakeholders including Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Blue Cross, the British Veterinary Association, Dogs Trust, the Kennel Club, PDSA, and the RSPCA, with input from cross-party politicians.

Neil Parish MP welcomes investment to upgrade the A303

Neil Parish, Member of Parliament for Tiverton and Honiton, has welcomed the announcement made today (1st December 2014) by Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin the Government is investing £2 billion to transform the A303/A30/A358 route into a new strategic corridor to the South West. 

Neil Parish MP Backs Report Exposing Grisly Wildlife Cybertrade

 Neil Parish MP, Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare, has given his backing to a report that sheds light on the murky multi-million pound trade in wild animals and their parts that is booming across online marketplaces, with questions being asked as to the legality of many advertisements offering endangered species for sale.