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Snare Petition to 10 Downing Street

Details of Petition: “Many people will be amazed to hear that the setting of wild animal snares is still legal within the UK, one of…

EDM 1473 – Ban on Snares

Tabled by Eric Martlew MP EARLY DAY MOTION 1473 That this House congratulates the League Against Cruel Sports for producing the report War on Wildlife…

League Report into Snaring in Scotland

A damning report by the League Against Cruel Sports has been released revealing the shocking extent of wildlife persecution as a result of snaring in…

Snaring of Badgers Increasing

Incidents of badgers found snared have increased, according to figures recorded by charity Scottish Badgers. Fourteen have been reported so far this year – 12…

Scottish Snare Barbarity to Continue

The Scottish Government will not ban animal snares, despite a high-profile campaign by welfare groups. Environment Minister Mike Russell said alternatives to the wire traps…

RSPCA captures cruelty of traps and snares

Severed paws, crushed snouts and pierced stomachs – these are just some of the horrific injuries caused to animals by an assortment of vicious traps…

EDM 314 – Snares

Tabled by David Drew MP EARLY DAY MOTION 314 That this House notes with concern that badgers, otters, domestic pets, livestock and other animals continue…

Snaring Survey Website Launched

The League Against Cruel Sports has launched a new snare website – www.snaringsurvey.org.uk – to gather information on the extent of snaring in the UK.…

Irish badger cull ‘proved futile’

A new report claims the “virtual extermination” of badgers in the Republic of Ireland has failed to stop the spread of bovine TB. Although so…

Poll Backs Complete Snaring Ban

Hundreds of people in Scotland have backed a complete ban on the use of snares, according to a study. Three quarters of people surveyed by…

Scottish Snare Consultation 2007

TO ALL BADGER GROUPS AND DIRECTORS The Scottish Executive is undertaking a consultation on snaring practice in Scotland. This gives effect to the commitment made…

EDM 158 – Snares

Tabled by David Drew MP EARLY DAY MOTION 158 That this House notes with concern that badgers, domestic pets, livestock and other animals continue to…