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24 February 2022

On Tuesday (22nd) afternoon, Secretary of State gave his keynote speech at the NFU Conference on the future of British farming, with the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway at its core:

Environment Secretary speech at NFU Conference 22 February 2022 – GOV.UK (

Following this, an update on the Animal Health and Welfare Pathway was published on

This update includes:

  • ambitions for Pathway
  • how Pathway links to wider government commitments
  • funding offers within Pathway
  • and key new content is Pathway’s health and welfare priorities

For further information, please see:

Within the veterinary profession, you may also be interested in these articles by the British Veterinary Association:

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