EFRA Select Committee – bTB vaccine for badgers and cattle

EFRA Select Committee – bTB vaccine for badgers and cattle

The inquiry is expected to cover the likely timescales and challenges in delivering vaccination programmes, their costs and efficacy, and whether a vaccination programme could be delivered without having a negative effect on UK exports. I attended three of the oral evidence sessions. Here is the published evidence; written and oral.

Tuesday 19 March 2013-Defra and AHVLA

Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Witnesses:David Heath MP, Minister for Agriculture, Defra,Professor Ian Boyd, Chief Scientific Adviser, Defra and Professor Glyn Hewinson, Chief Scientist, AHVLA

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and its associated public bodies.

Written evidence

Written evidence received

Oral Evidence

Tuesday 12 February 2013 Dr Gavin Wilson and Dr Steve Carter

Parliament TV: watch Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Oral uncorrected evidence: read transcript of first Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Witnesses: Dr Gavin Wilson, Team Leader, Food and Environment Research Agency and Dr Steve Carter, Senior Scientist, Food and Environment Research Agency and Professor Trevor Drew, Lead Scientist for Virology, AHVLA and Alick Simmons, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer, Defra

Tuesday 26 February 2013 – European Commission

Parliament TV: watch Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Oral uncorrected evidence: read transcript of second Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Witnesses: Bernard Van Goethem, Director for Veterinary and International Affairs, DG Health and Consumer, Francisco Reviriego, DG SANCO, Koen Van Dijk, DG SANCO, Jacqueline Minor, Head of the Commission Representation in London

Wednesday 27 February 2013 – VMD; BVA/BCVA

Parliament TV: watch Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Oral uncorrected evidence: read transcript of third Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Witnesses: Jackie Atkinson, Director of Authorisations and Anna-Maria Brady, Head, Biologicals team, VMD; Carl Padgett (Past President), British Veterinary Association and Neil Blake, Chairperson for the BCVA Government/Agencies Liaison Working Group, British Cattle Veterinary Association

Wednesday 6 March 2013 -AHVLA

Parliament TV: watch Bovine TB Vaccine evidence session
Witnesses: Professor Glyn Hewinson, Chief Scientist, AHVLA, Simon Hall, Veterinary Director, AHVLA

 

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