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Liz Tyson

Picture shows Liz Tyson, Animal Protection Consultant, speaking at an ALAW meeting about the DEFRA consultation on Animal Establishment Licensing, March 2016.

Julia Carr

Julia Carr from Canine Action UK also addressed the meeting. The DEFRA consultation ran from December 2015 until 12th March 2016. We now await the summary of the responses received.