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Animal Welfare Party Gains First UK Political Representation

KATHRYN SNOWDON: ‘The Animal Welfare Party (AWP) got its first political representative in the UK after a town councillor defected from the Green Party. Jane Smith, who its on Alsager Town Council, in Cheshire, made history today after announcing her decision to switch political parties. Smith has served on the council since 2015 and runs Compassion in World Farming’s Cheshire group… Vanessa Hudson, AWP party leader, said: “The UK has a proud history of thought leadership in animal welfare. “It is high time animals had dedicated representatives in our decision making bodies. “Only that way can their needs and interests begin to be properly protected. “With today’s news, AWP takes its first steps to joining our sister parties in the Netherlands, Germany, Portugal and Australia who have already achieved that for animals’. SOURCE…

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