Policy paper

Review and evaluation: Animal Health and Welfare Board for England

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Executive summary (interim) of independent evaluation of the AHWBE, commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.



Brook  Lyndhurst  was  commissioned  to  conduct  a  2‐phased  evaluation; this  report is the interim report following the first phase of data gathering. The evaluation comprises:

  • interviews with stakeholders to make an initial assessment of the board’s impacts
  • ongoing monitoring of the board’s activities during the second year of its operation
  • interviews late in 2013 to fully assess its performance 

You can read more information about the work of the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England.