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MPs question Home Office on dog control issues

24 October 2012

The Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions the Home Office on dog control issues and its responsibilities in relation to tackling crime and anti-social behaviour.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 24 October in Committee room 15, Palace of Westminster.

Witnesses

at 3:00pm

  • Jeremy Browne MP, Minister for Crime Prevention, Home Office
  • Mike Warren, Head of the Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour Reduction Unit, Home Office

Following this, the Committee will return to the topic of dog welfare issues related to breeding, taking evidence from the British Veterinary Association and the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (at a hearing for these organisations rescheduled from 17 October).

Witnesses

at 4:00pm (approx)

  • Peter Jones, President, British Veterinary Association
  • Mark Johnston, President, British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA)

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