Born to be free
Not to be farmed
Not to be hunted
Stop the cruelty
Lord Ashcroft believes that South Africa needs to halt captive-lion breeding, which has resulted in thousands of lions being killed for the “bone trade” or as hunting trophies. He also believes that the UK Government should follow the lead of other countries, notably the US, in banning the importation of captive-lion trophies.
Trophy hunting ISN’T the way to save species
24 May 2022 – Lord Ashcroft’s article in The Daily Mail
Boris promised he’d ban the import of sickening hunting trophies.
06 December 2021 – Lord Ashcroft writes for The Daily Mail.
Into The Wild
15 May 2021 – Lord Ashcroft’s podcast interview with The Sandton Times
Drawing a Lion in the Sand
10 May 2021 – Lord Ashcroft talks to Carte Blanche
If Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds don’t now help
09 May 2021 – Lord Ashcroft writes for the Mail on Sunday.
Success for campaign against captive lion breeding in South Africa
02 May 2021 – Statement from South African Government
Lord Ashcroft commissioned a year-long undercover operation involving ex Special Forces and security operatives to reveal the full horrors and illegal activities relating to captive-lion breeding.Read more
In 2018, Lord Ashcroft sponsored the first “Footprints of Hope” programme organised by the Veterans for Wildlife charity.Read more
In 2007, Lord Ashcroft intervened to try to prevent the Japanese from overturning the ban on whale hunting.Read more