Animal Welfare Party

United Kingdom

Established in 2006, AWP believes in a better future for people, animals and the environment. The party’s policies are aimed at creating a fairer, more equitable and sustainable society in which the interests of the environment, people and animals are all taken into account. Key policies include:

  • Redirecting subsidies from livestock and fisheries farming to plant-based agriculture.
  • Phasing out animal experimentation with binding targets for reduction and proper support for alternatives.
  • Increasing penalties for those convicted of animal cruelty.
  • Promoting healthy plant-based lifestyle initiatives in schools, GP practices and the workplace.
  • Phasing out farming practices with poor welfare consequences for animals.


Meet Femy Amin: the Animal Welfare Party’s Candidate for Mayor of London

On 2 May 2024, Londoners will be electing both a new Assembly and a new mayor. Among the mayoral candidates is the Animal Welfare Party’s (AWP) Femy Amin, advocating for the rights and well-being of all Londoners, whether human or nonhuman. The AWP is also putting forward seven dedicated candidates for the London Assembly.