People cannot simply be viewed as consumers or producers – there are other dimensions to policy, including the stewardship of the countryside.
Posts Tagged: Animals
James Cullimore: To halt the perilous trend of diseases like the Covid-19, we will need to heal our relationship with nature
The UK has an opportunity to play a leading role in shaping a new global agreement which reinvigorates conservation efforts.
While we should be looking to reduce tariffs, we should not be willing to do so at any price.
Liam Fox: The amendments that could kill free trade deals with America, developing countries and the Commonwealth this week
Take it from me that the US would walk away from talks if we tried to make the adoption of UK rules a precondition of any FTA.
Plus: Scam PPE offers. Johnson’s very real illness. And: I’m wondering about the rest of his body. (My dog’s, not my partner’s.)
I have serious concerns about the sector surviving this crisis. We cannot allow the worst to happen and our zoos and aquariums put at risk.
Theresa Villiers: Some close to government would accept the total liberalisation of trade in agriculture. Here’s why they’re wrong.
We should make tariff reductions conditional on meeting standards of food safety, animal welfare and environmental protection which are as good as our own.
Neil O’Brien: Policies for a new Britain – in which the central point for new Tory MPs is the moors on the edge of Sheffield
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
Lord Ashcroft: PTSD-suffering military veterans show long-term benefits from working with orphaned baby rhinos
The participants in Footprints of Hope say that they would encourage other veterans with mental health and physical disabilities to apply for future programmes.
As with the NHS, policing, immigration and stop & search, so with trade. The Prime Minister will want a quick win – or at least progress towards one.
Here are a range of measures Boris Johnson could champion to demonstrate our commitment to this important cause.
Michael Gove: I have shown in government that I deliver. And as Prime Minister, I will deliver Brexit – and stop Corbyn.
My experience – mastering those detailed briefs, winning support, driving through reform – leaves me in the best position to achieve Brexit.
Single Market rules forbade the UK from ending this practice, despite widespread public outcry.
Lord Ashcroft: Breeding lions for slaughter in South Africa. What Gove must do to help stamp out this cruel practice.
My undercover investigation exposed a disgusting and abusive practice which shames South Africa – and, by extension, all of us.
As the UK develops its strategic partnership with China, we must press Beijing to crack down on the breeding of big cats for their parts.