§ Mr. Greg Knight
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when he last met representatives of the Farm Animal Welfare Council; and what subjects were discussed.
§ Mr. Ryder
I met representatives of the Farm Animal Welfare Council on 17 May 1988 to discuss the council's three new studies which are:
- (i) evaluation of new husbandry systems, techniques and equipments;
- (ii) enforcement of existing welfare legislation and compliance with the welfare codes;
- (iii) improvement of welfare by better promotion and education