Animal Welfare Speakers: conditions and ethics in farming and food and on the work of veterinary surgeons. It’s almost 200 years since the foundation of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals here in the UK. Today’s upsurge in veganism is at least partly attributed to continuously evolving attitudes towards animals. Farming methods now affect the negotiation of trade deals. And wildlife television, conservation issues, charity fundraising, and the popularity of vet as a career and as popular media content all point to our enduring love of the wider animal world.
Isabel Oakeshott - British political journalist and commentator, former Sunday Times Political Editor and Political Journalist of the Year 2013. Co-author of 'Call Me Dave', a controversial unauthorised biography of David Cameron.... [more]