The Dutch animal welfare party gehts 6 seats in parliament!

Another record result!

The Dutch animal welfare party “Partij voor de Dieren” moves into the national parliament of the Netherlands with 6 seats!
In the capital, Amsterdam, it received an incredible 7.1% and in many other cities and towns, the election results were similarly high.

There are a total of 150 seats in the “Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal”, as the parliament is officially called.

The election result has not yet been fully counted, but it is expected to be 3.8% for thePartij voor de Dieren”, which is an increase of 0.6 percentage points and one seat more than before.

It has been represented at the national level in Parliament since 2006 and in the European Parliament since 2014.

One single success story since it was founded in 2002. The right to vote in the Netherlands is particularly fair and also enables smaller parties to participate in political processes.

In the meantime, the Dutch Animal Welfare Party, initially led by Marianne Thieme and currently by Esther Ouwehand, is no longer a small party!

Even government participation could now be possible!
Some media have already reported on it and if this proves to be the case, an era change in politics could be imminent.

Finally, compassion would have a place in the decisions of a national government.

We keep our fingers crossed for our Dutch sister party!

Source: German animal welfare party

Bravo … respect the Dutch 👍 …. why can’t Germany do it ..?

My best regards to all, Venus


Do we need a European commissioner for animal welfare?

Along with dozens of European organizations, Animal Equality Italy launched a campaign to create a new government position: European Commissioner for Animal Welfare.

WHY WE JOINED THE COALITION: The campaign launch comes on the heels of the live animal transport tragedy, in which two animal transport ships carrying a total of almost two thousand animals were denied entry to multiple European countries due to a suspected disease and the ships full of animals drifted through the Mediterranean sea for months—one of the ships remains at sea today.

Footage revealing the harsh conditions and treatment of animals on farms and slaughterhouses in Italy and Europe also led to the launch of the campaign, which has been a long time in the making.

LANGUAGE IS IMPORTANT: Currently, the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety is responsible for not only food safety issues but also everything related to animal welfare within the European Union (EU).

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