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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 16 September 2004

Members present:

Mr Michael Jack, in the Chair
Mr David LepperAlan Simpson
Mr Austin MitchellDavid Taylor
Joan Ruddock


Memorandum submitted by Performing Animals Welfare Standards International (PAWSI)

Memorandum submitted by the Association of Circus Proprietors of Great Britain

Witnesses: Martin Burton, proprietor of a travelling circus; James Clubb, animal trainer, Malcolm Clay, Secretary; Association of Circus Proprietors of Great Britain; Rona Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Peter Scott, Veterinary Adviser, Performing Animals Welfare Standards International, examined.

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Supplementary memorandum submitted by Performing Animals Welfare Standards International

Memorandum submitted by Lord Lipsy, Chairman, British Greyhound Racing Board

Memorandum submitted by Greyhounds UK

Witnesses: Dr Annette Crosbie, Maureen Purvis, Greyhounds UK, John Haynes, Chairman Greyhound Trainers Association, and Lord David Lipsey, British Greyhound Racing Board, examined.

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Supplementary memorandum submitted by the British Greyhound Racing Board

Supplementary memorandum submitted by Greyhounds UK

Memorandum submitted by the Society of Conservative Lawyers

Witnesses: Mr Simon Murray, Barrister and Mr James Pavey, Litigation Solicitor, Society of Conservative Lawyers, examined.

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