Skip to main content

Bovine Tuberculosis

Volume 461: debated on Monday 18 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with the State Veterinary Service/Animal Health on (a) the views of individual state-employed vets on bovine TB and (b) the communication of such views to farmers. (142886)

The Minister of State and DEFRA policy officials meet with the chief executive and others from Animal Health to discuss the organisation's objectives.

Those objectives include the delivery of agreed animal health and welfare strategies and policy, as well as supporting the development of evidence-based policy.

The views of individual state employed vets and the communication of such views to farmers would not form part of those discussions.