– TUESDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER 2015
Team Badger, the coalition of animal welfare charities opposed to the government’s unscientific badger cull have announced they will be staging a protest against the #failingbadgercull on Tuesday 8th September 2015.
A symbolic funeral parade, marking the killing of 2263 badgers in 2013/14 will leave the Defra office in Smith Square at 12 noon and will make its way to Old Palace Yard Westminster for 12.30. It will be met by assembled supporters.
Speakers will include Queen guitarist and founder of The Save Me Trust, Dr Brian May, MP’s from across the parties Including Caroline Lucas MP, Angela Smith MP and Henry Smith MP, Will Travers, Chairman of Born Free Foundation, TV’s Marc the vet, Hilary Jones (Lush) and Peter Martin, Chairman of the Badger Trust.
The event is scheduled to end at 13.30 hours.
Dr May and speakers will be available for interview or comments by arrangement.