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Profile of registrant

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Identification number in the register: 97858891829-64
Registration date: 11/06/09 15:10:09

The information on this organisation was last modified on 29/05/13 16:13:41
The date of the last annual update was 29/05/13 16:13:41

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Acronym: RSPCA
Legal status: Charity
Website address:


Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Gavin Grant
Position: Chief Executive

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  David Bowles
Position: Head of Public Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Wilberforce Way 
Horsham RH13 9RS
Telephone number: (+44) 3001230272
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The RSPCA is the world's oldest and largest animal welfare organisation. Its main aim is to improve the welfare of animals, reduce suffering and prevent cruelty. It does this through education, inspectorate and outreach lobbying work. It is a member of Eurogroup for animals and works on trade issues in the WTO, OIE and FAO.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 30
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Joseph Moran 14/11/13 11/11/14


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Farm animal, trade, research animals and companion animal issues

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Enlargement
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Trade


Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 0
Member organisations (Number of members) :
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):

Complementary information:


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Eurogroup for Animals

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 12/2011
Total budget: 130,000,000
of which public financing:
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants:
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 130,000,000
- donations:
- contributions from members: 53,000,000
Legacies : 76,000,000
Investment : 1,000,000
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

The RSPCA has 500,000 members and 170 Member Organisations. Please find the lists as follows:

East Region:

North Region:

South East Region:

South and South West Regions:

Wales and West Region:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.