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Abattoirs: Inspections

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN HL14806, tabled on 12 April 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the availability of English-speaking Official Veterinarians to monitor abattoirs.

Answered on

26 April 2021

The Department can confirm that all vets working in abattoirs, on behalf of the Food Standards Agency or for Food Standards Scotland, providing statutory controls and certification duties, are registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and speak English.