Slaughter in the UK: What You Can Do
Viva! believes that slaughterhouse cruelty will only end when people
stop eating animal products. For more information about going veggie,
click on the button on the left hand side of the page. However,
steps can also
be taken to reduce the suffering of animals at slaughter and we
urge you to write to your MP and the Government to seek action. Links
are include below. Please feel free to use these although letters
in your own words are often more effective.
Write to animal welfare minister Ben Bradshaw MP, DEFRA, Nobel
House, 17 Smith Sq, London SW1P 3JR (sample
Write to your MP at House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA; to MSPs
at The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP (sample
or AM at National Assembly
for Wales, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF99 1NA. To find out the name of your MP
call 0207 219 4272; MSP on 0845 278 1999; AM on 0299920 898 200.
It’s also a good idea to write to your local newspaper (sample
a great way of reaching thousands of people. Their address will be found
in the paper or can be obtained from Yellow Pages. Address your
letter to “Letters
to the Editor”.
If you wish to email the letter, click here
for a list of local papers.
To find out more about religious slaughter without prestunning, click