The APPG on Vegetarianism & Veganism are launching a new inquiry.
The inquiry will investigate cases of individuals being fed in a way that contradicts their beliefs when they have capacity issues or cognitive losses.
‘We have received evidence of individual’s being fed against their beliefs in the following constituencies: Bognor Regis & Littlehampton, North Swindon, South Croydon, Keighley & Ilkley, and more. Cases of this happening are spread across the UK and it highlights the importance of understanding and tackling this issue.
The oral evidence session for this inquiry will be held on Tuesday 29 October, at 11:30am for a 11:45-12:45 meeting. It will be in Archbishops Room, No.1 Millbank House.’
Amongst the speakers is JVS Patron Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg.
Presenting oral evidence:
- Amanda Woodvine, Chief Executive Officer, Vegetarian for Life
- Jackie Pool, Director of Memory Care, Sunrise Senior Living
- Dr. Jeanette Rowley, Chair of the Vegan Society’s International Rights Network
- Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg, Senior Rabbi, Masorti Judaism UK
Places are now limited but if you would like to join us for this meeting, please RSVP directly to Tim at vegAPPG@vegansociety.com. You might also consider letting your local MP know that you are attending, and invite them to come along too. Get in touch with your MP.