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 highlighting the indiscriminate suffering caused…

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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 of the cases between February…

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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 were not always suitable, and…

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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 to be severely injured and…

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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. The site is aimed at…

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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 the League Against Cruel Sports…

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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 by Scottish Ministers during the…

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