Vets Plead With DEFRA Not to Place Animal Health in the Hands of Politicians

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called on Defra to abandon its plans for a new animal health body that will give responsibility for animal health to an independent board and leave responsibility for animal welfare with ministers.

The BVA has also expressed deep concerns over the confusion caused by the new structure that could lead to delays in dealing with outbreaks of disease across the UK.

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

Vets Plead With DEFRA Not to Place Animal Health in the Hands of Politicians

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