England Implementation Group
What is the England Implementation Group?
The England Implementation Group is an independent advisory group appointed by the Government to drive forward delivery, in England, of the Animal Health and Welfare Strategy for Great Britain.
The group is working in partnership with government, the farming and food industries, animal owners, the veterinary profession, consumers and other stakeholders to foster wide ownership of the strategy and a shared commitment to its outcomes.
The 13 members of the group have experience and expertise in farming, the veterinary profession, animal welfare and other related industries. The chairman, Helen Browning OBE, has 20 years’ experience of the food and farming industries as a major organic producer and is a former chair of the Soil Association. The group is supported by a dedicated secretariat provided by Defra.
"Developing a new partnership by which we can make a lasting and continuous improvement to the health and welfare of kept animals while protecting society, the economy and the environment from the effect of animal diseases."
17 February 2009 - An agenda (PDF 50 KB) for the 20th open meeting taking place on Wednesday 25 February 2009 is available.
5 February 2009 - An invite for the EIG's next open meeting (PDF 50 KB) taking place on Wednesday 25 February 2009 at the Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre, 80 Vincent Square, London SW1.
9 September 2008 - Information regarding a review of the EIG (PDF 50 KB) has been published.
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17 February, 2009