May 22, 2019

UK Government To Ban Sale Of Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Buds From Next Year

People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports

May 1, 2019

UK Government To Ban Wild Animals In Circuses Under New Legislation

This legislation has been a long time coming: a ban was first promised under a Labour Government in 2006. Since that time, repeated efforts by backbench MPs to bring in a ban through Private Member's Bills, supported have been thwarted by a handful of MPs

February 26, 2019

Dairy Farmers Need 'Protection' From Vegan Activists, Says Politician

Environment Secretary Michael Gove made the comments during a farming conference - adding that he is a big fan of the anti-vegan 'Februdairy' marketing campaign

February 22, 2019

Michael Gove Blasts 'Law Breaking' Vegan Activists For Targeting Dairy Farmers

The Environment Secretary said that being a vegan is 'respectable; but that it is 'wrong' for activists to try and stop farmers from carrying out their business

February 18, 2019

86% Of Pigs Slaughtered Using 'Inhumane' CO2 In England And Wales

New data from the Food Standards Agency shows a staggering number of animals killed using the gas - which campaigners describe as an 'unacceptable' method of slaughter

November 21, 2018

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Urges Football Teams To Offer Vegan Options

The Minister is backing The Daily Telegraph's call for all Premier League clubs to become greener by implementing a raft of sustainability measures

October 26, 2018

UK Government Announces Plans To Ban Single-Use Plastics

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a consultation

September 12, 2018

UK Government Urged To Make CCTV Mandatory In Sheep Shearing Sheds

The call to action follows an exposé of the English wool industry

July 3, 2018

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Announces New £4.5 Million Fund To Fight Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Government wants to tackle the criminals trafficking endangered species

May 3, 2018

OPINION: Michael Gove Is Irresponsible To Encourage Meat Consumption

Gove's vision for UK agriculture post-Brexit sees farmers playing a central role in improving public health - and it's not even April 1

May 2, 2018

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Calls On Sports Leaders To Reduce Plastic Waste

The Government believes the industry can help tackle marine plastic pollution

April 30, 2018

Doctors Hit Back As Environment Secretary Michael Gove Says Meat Is 'Crucial' For Balanced Diet

Almost 30 doctors have signed an open letter to Gove following his claims

February 19, 2018

UK Government Considers Banning Foie Gras In Animal Welfare Drive

The move would be a response to Labour's recent plans

January 8, 2018

Michael Gove Wants To Ban The Use Of Wild Animals In Circuses In England

Draft proposals have been repeatedly blocked over the last few years

November 23, 2017

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Says He's 'Predominantly Herbivorous' - Why Not Go Vegan?

The Minister should take the most siginificant step towards sustainable living