The Two-Faced Coalition

Cameron and Clegg

Drawing you in with the one hand…

– This from their joint plan for government, specifically on Page 18 (pdf embedded below) and their policies on animal testing, animal welfare, fox hunting and badger culling. Quote:

" We will promote high standards of farm animal welfare. » We will end the testing of household products on animals and work to reduce the use of animals in scientific research. « We will promote responsible pet ownership by introducing effective codes of practice under the Animal Welfare Act, and will ensure that enforcement agencies target irresponsible owners of dangerous dogs."

" We oppose the resumption of commercial whaling, will press for a ban on ivory sales, and will tackle the smuggling and illegal trade on wildlife through our new Border Police Force. "

…Then stabbing in the back with the other:

" As part of a package of measures, we will introduce a carefully managed and science-led policy of badger control in areas with high and persistent levels of bovine tuberculosis. "

" We will bring forward a motion on a free vote enabling the House of Commons to express its view on THE REPEAL OF THE HUNTING ACT. "

Info found via North West Hunt Saboteurs Association

Page18 »

The full “Programme for Goverment” file can be downloaded HERE.


Also via the NWHSA – The position of MP’s on repeal of the Hunting Act:

The new House of Commons: Position of MP’s on repeal of the Hunting Act (as at midday on 10th May 2010) Listed HERE are MP’s by their stated voting intention should they be offered a free vote on repeal of the Hunting Act.

Check the list. Which way will your local MP be voting ? Contact them here.

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