No mixed messages on animal welfare: Vets respond to introduction of Agriculture Bill

Date: 
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Source: 
BVA

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has responded to today’s introduction of the Agriculture Bill.

The long-awaited Bill, which will now start to progress through Parliament, sets out a blueprint for the future of farming in England after the UK leaves the EU and will no longer adhere to the Common Agricultural Policy. Among other measures, it pledges to reward farmers and land managers with public money for public goods, including higher animal welfare standards, measures to protect wildlife and biodiversity, and actions to adapt to and mitigate climate change.

...follow the link to read the article in full on the BVA website...