Vets must be at the heart of new Trade and Agriculture Commission, says BVA

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2020
Source: 
BVA

BVA has welcomed the announcement from Trade Secretary Liz Truss that a new Trade and Agriculture Commission will be established.

BVA) has welcomed the announcement from Trade Secretary Liz Truss that a new Trade and Agriculture Commission will be established. The advisory Commission will consider the policies that the UK Government should adopt in free trade agreements to make sure UK animal welfare and production standards are not undermined.

 

Commenting, BVA Senior Vice President Simon Doherty said:

 

“The veterinary profession has always been clear that any new trade agreements must not undermine the UK’s high animal health and welfare standards. Along with our colleagues in the farming industry we have been pushing for this commitment to be enshrined in legislation.

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