COMMONS

Dog Control and Welfare - further information

Report and Government Response

Oral Evidence

The transcript of these sessions are published with the Report.

Wednesday 5 September 2012

Witnesses: Angela McGlynn, campaigner on dog control issues, Luciana Berger, MP for Liverpool Wavertree, Richard Leaman, Chief Executive, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Nick von Westenholz, Head of Government Affairs, National Farmers’ Union, David Joyce, National Health and Safety Officer, Communication Workers Union

Wednesday 12 September 2012

Witnesses: Cllr Nilgun Canver, Local Government Association, PC Keith Evans, Association of Chief Police Officers, Assistant Chief Constable Gareth Pritchard, Association of Chief Police Officers, Claire Horton, Chief Executive, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, Steve Goody, Director of External Affairs, Blue Cross,Clarissa Baldwin, Chief Executive, Dogs Trust,
Gavin Grant, Chief Executive, RSPCA

Wednesday 17 October 2012

Witnesses: Professor Sheila Crispin, Advisory Council on the Welfare Issues of Dog Breeding, Professor Sir Patrick Bateson, Independent Inquiry into Dog Breeding,Ian Seath, Chairman, The Dachshund Breed Council, Professor Steve Dean, Chairman, The Kennel Club, Peter Jones, President, British Veterinary Association, Mark Johnston, President, British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)

Wednesday 24 October 2012

Witnesses: Jeremy Browne MP, Minister for Crime Prevention, Home Office, Mike Warren, Head of the Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour Reduction Unit, Home Office, Peter Jones, President, British Veterinary Association , Mark Johnston, President, British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)

Wednesday 31 October 2012

Witnesses: Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Resource Management, the Local Environment and Environmental Science, Defra, Sue Ellis, Deputy Director, Animal Welfare Team, Defra