Tag Archives: Greyhound Commitment

GBGB strengthens animal welfare oversight with Angela Smith appointment

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has enhanced oversight of its animal welfare initiatives by appointing former Labour MP Angela Smith as an Independent Director. As a former Shadow Environment Minister, Smith was heavily involved in issues relating to animal welfare throughout her parliamentary career from 2005 to 2019. In addition to her Shadow Cabinet position, the former MP for …

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GBGB offsets lockdown impacts to deliver ‘high standards’ of welfare

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has reported on the ‘continued success’ of its commitment to delivering ‘the highest standards of welfare’ despite the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown. Meeting the eight pledges of the Greyhound Commitment, the GBGB has launched a range of initiatives including the Greyhound Retirement Scheme, the publication of a Code of Practice for residential …

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GBGB’s Mark Bird reiterates commitment to greyhound welfare

Mark Bird, Managing Director of the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB), has confirmed the standards body’s commitment to greyhound welfare, welcoming the launch of a new Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) initiative. The MD praised the recent announcement that all BGC members taking bets on greyhound racing will pay into the British Greyhound Racing Fund (BGRF), generating an additional …

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