Early Day Motion 267: ban fur imports.

Please contact your MP and ask them to sign EDM 267 calling for a ban on fur imports and sales. There is a template email for you to use at the bottom of this page. Here is the full text of EDM #267: That this House urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the imports and sales of real fur products; notes that the UK has long banned the
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Alison Steadman’s BlogSpot

Acclaimed actor Alison Steadman has been a supporter of ours for decades. Read her Blog to find out why she has given up so much of her time down the years to help stop animals being slaughtered for their fur. As she says: 'we should all have respect for animals as well as each other.'
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Writer Liz Jones’ Blogspot

Liz Jones is one of Britian's most prominent writers. Did you know she's also a committed supporter of the campaign against the cruel and unnecessary fur trade? Liz has written a blog for us in which she expands on her heartbreaking experiences tracking the barbaric Canadian seal hunt.
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‘Sickening’ fur trapper in Wales prompts calls for Welsh Government action

  Sign the petition here Respect for Animals, a leading campaign group against the international fur trade, has called on the Welsh Government to review the legal framework around trapping in Wales. This comes after a national outcry in response to an investigation that revealed a man in Wales has been killing and skinning hundreds of foxes for their fur around the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The Hunt Investigation Team
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Fur trade financial crisis continues- but the industry declare they will fight back in 2020

“It’s one more sign the fur industry is struggling”- that was the reaction of a local anti-fur actvisit in the US recently, as it was confirmed that the North American Fur Auction (NAFA) had been taken over by Finnish fur group Saga Furs, having descended into near financial ruin. Last autumn, NAFA, entered court-supervised restructuring- a serious admission of its financial woes. According to court documents, NAFA has almost $25.8
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‘WelFur’ denounced once again by new report

Respect for Animals’ report, The Case Against Fur Factory Farming, exposed the inherent and unnaceptable animal welfare failures in the fur industry’s WelFur scheme, which claims to be the best welfare standards fur can offer. Now, the “WelFur” scheme has been once again criticized by veterinarians for masking animal suffering and condemned as “cynical PR spin” by animal campaigners. WelFur, the fur industry animal welfare certification scheme showcased by the
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Harrods puts its foot in it

Store condemned for selling £399 Christmas stocking made with real fur trim A few weeks after retail giants Macy’s and Bloomingdales announced a firm fur free policy, UK department store Harrods has been criticised for perpetuating the cruel and unnecessary fur trade by selling Christmas stockings made with real fur. The retailer’s website describes the item, a grey stocking with a fur trim, as “an elegant and sophisticated seasonal accessory
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One will not wear fur

–Queen’s new outfits will now be fur free Respect for Animals has welcomed the news that the Queen will no longer be wearing fur in her new outfits. Her personal adviser and senior dresser Angela Kelly wrote in her new memoir that Her Majesty will only wear fur-free new items for engagements due to changing attitudes in the country. Any outfits designed for the Queen now will use fake fur
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Actress Carol Royle’s Blog Spot

Carol Royle was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Blake's 7 (1978), Life Without George (1987) and Storyboard (1983) to name just a few highlights in an acclaimed career. Carol has been a longtime supporter of Respect for Animals in our long campaign against the cruel and unnecessary fur trade. Click on the link above to read a blog by Carol, in which she expands on her commitment to improving the lives of animals..
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