Isn’t It About Time We Stopped Live Animal Exports Once and For All?

A video from the recent protest in Dover, featuring local Green Councillor Ian Driver and Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett

I join them in being totally opposed to live animal exports.  It’s a completely unnecessary and barbaric practice that leads to great suffering over long journeys for animals that are ultimately to be slaughtered anyway.  If we’re looking to export meat from our farms it should be just that, not live animals.

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About Ian Middleton

Ian writes a regular column for Retail Week Magazine and also writes for Huffington Post and other new media platforms as well as contributing comment pieces for national newspapers and magazines. He is the Green Party Parliamentary candidate for Banbury in North Oxfordshire and a district and parish councillor in Cherwell in Oxfordshire. Ian has appeared on TV and local and national radio talking about politics and retail. He is an ethical entrepreneur with areas of expertise in retail and social entrepreneurship, but he also writes and comments on music, food, the environment, ethical consumerism, technology, renewable energy and animal and human rights. He is also a trained psychologist, musician, runner, hiker, allotmenteer, vegan, humanist and committed atheist.

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