§ Lord Houghton of Sowerby
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the present composition of the advisory committee on badger control.
§ Lord Belstead
The composition of the Consultative Panel on Badgers and Tuberculosis is as follows:
Mr. J. Allcock representing the British Veterinary Association
Mr. R. J. Badcock representing the National Farmers' Union Lady Bolitho representing the Country Landowners' Association Mr. C. P. Booty representing the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Mr. R. Ewbank representing the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare Mr. D. W. Macdonald representing the Fauna and Flora Preservation Society Dr. A. McDiarmid Expert on diseases of wildlife Dr. E. Neal. Eminent authority on badgers Mr. R. Neville representing the TGWU Agricultural and Allied Workers' National Trade Group Dr. F. B. O'Connor representing the Nature Conservancy Council Dr. R. J. Paget General medical practitioner and coauthor of "Badgers of Yorkshire and Humberside" Mr. M. J. Penistan representing the Royal Society for Nature Conservation Dr. J. L. Stanford Microbiologist, Middlesex Hospital Mr. H. V. Thompson representing the Mammal Society