Media Operational Notice

Agriculture Committee Launches Report on Bovine TB

Session: 2012/2013

Date: Thursday, 22 November 2012

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development will launch its Report on Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB) following a debate in the Assembly Chamber on Monday, 26 November.

The Committee Report makes a number of recommendations to the Department of Agriculture, calling on: better understanding of the reasons behind the recent and rapid increase in the disease; more action on the Wildlife Intervention Research Programme; and a more joined-up approach to data analysis and information sharing.

Date: Monday, 26 November 2012

Time: Scheduled for 4.20pm

Venue: Assembly Chamber, Parliament Buildings

The debate will be streamed live and can be watched here:

http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/Assembly-Business/Live-Coverage/

Committee Chairperson, Mr Paul Frew MLA will be available for interview on the Committee Report.  To arrange interviews, or for more information please contact:

Caroline Moore
Deputy Communications Officer
Northern Ireland Assembly
Tel: 028 9052 1806
Mob: 0790 0053 926
Email: caroline.moore@niassembly.gov.uk

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