FOI release

Independent Expert Panel (IEP) recommendations

Recommendations of the IEP report, including the clarification Defra provided to the British Veterinary Association (BVA).


Response to EIRs request for information about the recommendations of the IEP report.

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BVA EIRs: role of independent auditor referred to in the BVA statement, including how and by whom auditor will be selected, data the auditor will be provided with and by whom, what will be required of the auditor in terms of independent analysis of data, and how and when this information will be placed in the public domain.

Published 21 August 2014