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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 1 December 2004.

Thursday 9 September 2004

Members present:

Mr Michael Jack, in the Chair
Ms Candy AthertonAlan Simpson
Mr Mark LazarowiczDavid Taylor
Mr David Lepper,Paddy Tipping
Mr Austin MitchellMr Bill Wiggin
Joan Ruddock


Memorandum submitted by the Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC)

Memorandum submitted by the Meat and Livestock Commission

Witnesses: Dr Judy MacArthur Clark, Chairwoman, and Mr Graham Godbold, Member, Farm Animal Welfare Council; Mr Mike Attenborough, Head of Technical Division, and Mr Derek Armstrong, Veterinary Officer, Meat and Livestock Commission, examined.

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Supplementary memorandum submitted by the Farm Animal Welfare Council (FAWC)

Memorandum submitted by the National Farmers' Union (NFU)

Witnesses: Mr Tim Bennett, President, Mr Barney Holbeche, Head of Parliamentary Affairs, and Ms Annette Jacobs, Senior Legal Adviser, National Farmers' Union, examined.

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Supplementary memorandum submitted by the National Farmers' Union

Memorandum submitted by the Farmers' Union of Wales

Witness: Mr Nick Somerfield, Chairman of Land Use and Parliamentary Committee, Farmers' Union of Wales, examined.

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Memorandum submitted by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust

Memorandum submitted by the National Sheep Association

Witnesses: Mr John Thorley, Chief Executive, National Sheep Association, and Mr Lawrence Alderson, CBE, Chairman, Rare Breeds Survival Trust, examined.

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