Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee - Second Report
Vaccination against bovine TB

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 4 June 2013.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 A vaccine for cattle

3 An injectable vaccine for badgers

4 An oral vaccine for badgers

5 Other issues

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

Tuesday 12 February 2013: Dr Gavin Wilson, Team Leader and Dr Steve Carter, Senior Scientist, Food and Environment Research Agency; Prof Trevor Drew, Lead Scientist for Virology, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories, Alick Simmons, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer,Defra

Tuesday 26 February 2013: Bernard Van Goethem, Director for Veterinary and International Affairs, DG Health and Consumers,Francisco Reviriego, Head of Sector, Disease Control and Identification in Unit SANCO/G2 Animal Health, Koen Van Dyck, Head of Unit SANCO/G4 Food, Alert System and Training, European Commission, and Jacqueline Minor, Head of the Commission Representation in London

Wednesday 27 February 2013: Jackie Atkinson, Director of Authorisations, and Anna-Maria Brady, Head, Biologicals Team, Veterinary Medicines Directorate Ev 23 Carl Padgett, Past President, British Veterinary Association, and Neil Blake, Chair, Government/Agencies Liaison Working Group, British Cattle Veterinary Association

Wednesday 6 March 2013: Prof Glyn Hewinson, Chief Scientist, and Simon Hall, Veterinary Director, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Tuesday 19 March 2013: David Heath MP, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food, Prof Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Nigel Gibbens, Chief Veterinary Officer, Defra, and Prof Glyn Hewinson, Chief Scientist, Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Written evidence

Additional written evidence

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