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MPs take evidence from Minister on bovine TB vaccination

19 March 2013

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee holds its final scheduled oral evidence session on bovine TB vaccination on Tuesday 19 March 2013 at 3pm.

Witnesses

Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 3.00 pm:

  • David Heath MP, Minister for Agriculture, Defra
  • Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Defra
  • Professor Glyn Hewinson, Chief Scientist, AHVLA

Purpose

This session will explore the development of a vaccination response to the problem of bovine TB in cattle and wildlife; specifically progress with the availability of a cattle BCG vaccine and the deployment of an injectable badger vaccine.

The Committee will also question the Minister about Schmallenberg.

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