The Scottish government recently launched a consultation on making CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses across Scotland. While slaughter can never be cruelty-free, these plans will make a huge difference in protecting animals from the illegal...
Posted 11 May 2018
Good news! Legislation requiring mandatory CCTV in all slaughterhouses in England comes into force today. Premises will have until 5 November to fully comply.
Posted 04 May 2018
Positive news: the Scottish government has opened a consultation on compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses.
Posted 29 Mar 2018
We have finally reached the outcome of the long-running Bowood slaughterhouse case. Three slaughtermen and one former company director were sentenced today (March 2) at Leeds Magistrates Court, after pleading guilty to animal cruelty offences....
Posted 02 Mar 2018
We’re now a step closer to CCTV in slaughterhouses becoming a reality. Today the government has put forward a draft law, which will now be considered in parliament.
Posted 23 Feb 2018
Three slaughtermen and one former company director have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty offences.
Posted 22 Jan 2018
Animal Aid recognises that, given the existence of strong anti-Muslim sentiment amongst a section of the British population, there is a risk that some people will use the Bowood slaughterhouse case to stir up hatred...
Posted 22 Jan 2018
The government has confirmed that it intends to go ahead with plans to make CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses in England. Defra has announced that it will be introducing legislation in the New Year, and...
Posted 13 Nov 2017
The government recently launched a consultation on making CCTV mandatory for all slaughterhouses in England. While slaughter can never be cruelty-free, these plans will make a huge difference in protecting animals from illegal violence.
Posted 01 Sep 2017
After almost a decade of campaigning by Animal Aid, the government has finally launched a consultation on plans to make CCTV mandatory for slaughterhouses in England.
Posted 11 Aug 2017