The Northern Ireland Assembly is in Recess until the 30th of August. The Business Committee will meet on the 1st of September and the First Plenary Sitting is the 7th of September.

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Agriculture Committee Launches Report on Bovine TB

Session: 2012/2013

Date: 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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