Improving animal welfare

Ever since he was first elected as MP for The Wrekin in 2005, animal welfare has been high on Mark's agenda.

Mark has introduced several animal welfare Bills and motions aimed at strengthening our animal welfare laws, including...

  • Sale of Endangered Animals on the Internet Bill
  • The Sale of Primates as Pets (Prohibition) Bill
  • The Protection of Common Birds Bill
  • The Ending of Wild Animals in Circuses (Motion)


Mark Pritchard heralds Puppy Sale Ban

Wrekin MP, Mark Pritchard, is celebrating today after the government announced it will take action to shut down puppy farms.

The MP, known for his high profile animal welfare campaigns, also praised well known tv vet Marc Abraham’s for his animal welfare campaign, Lucy’s Law.

Mark Pritchard calls for an end to live transport

Mark spoke at a cross-party animal welfare rally held in Westminster on the need to end the practice of live animal exports for slaughter. He said: “Delighted to speak at this rally today. Animals should be slaughtered in UK before being exported. Thousands of livestock needlessly die each year being shipped overseas. DEFRA needs to change the policy on this