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The Welfare of Laying Hens Directive - Implications for the egg industry

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 19 July 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

on Tuesday 22 March 2011

Members present:
Miss Anne McIntosh (Chair) George Eustice
Thomas DochertyMrs Mary Glindon
Richard DraxNeil Parish


Witnesses: Joanna Darmanin, Head of Cabinet and Dr Harry Vassallo, Member of Cabinet, European Commission Directorate General Health and Consumer Policy (DG SANCO), gave evidence.

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Witnesses: Rt Hon Mr James Paice MP, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), and Sue Ellis, Head of Animal Welfare, Defra, gave evidence.

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