Horse welfare

Inquiry Status: Evidence concluded

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee are conducting a short inquiry  into horse welfare with particular emphasis on 'fly grazing'.


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  • 03 Sep 2014 - Horse welfare - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF346 KB) HC 546 | Published 08 Sep 2014

    Evidence given by David Bowles, Head of Public Affairs, RSPCA, Lee Hackett, Director of Equine Policy, British Horse Society and Roly Owers, Chief Executive, World Horse Welfare; Henry Robinson, President, CLA, Minette Batters, Deputy President, National Farmers Union and Steven Gale, Animal Health and Welfare Officer, Stockton on Tees Borough Council; Joseph G Jones, Spokesman, Gypsy Council, the International Romani Union, and the European Romani Union, Bill Forrester, Chair, National Association of Gypsy and Travellers Officers and John Grant, Spokesman, Traveller and Animal Welfare Issues; Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Defra, Sue Ellis, Head of the Animal Welfare Team, Defra, and Andrew Bishop, Head of Livestock and Equine Identification and Animal Movements Teams, Defra