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FMD Review (Scotland) 2007

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APPENDIX 1: ORAL AND WRITTEN EVIDENCE SUBMITTED TO THE REVIEW

INTERVIEWS

Ministers

7 February 2008

Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment

27 February 2008

Richard Lochhead, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment

8 April 2008

Hilary Benn, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs



Scottish Government Officials

26 October 2007

Maggie Gill, Chief Scientific Advisor, Rural Affairs and Environment

13 November 2007

Andy Robb, Chief Agricultural Officer

13 November 2007

Ian R Anderson, Deputy Director, Animal Health and Welfare ( AHW) Division

19 November 2007

Charles Milne, Chief Veterinary Officer (Scotland)

20 November 2007

Martin Morgan, Head of TSEs and Animal By-Products Policy, AHW Division

20 November 2007

Neil Ritchie, Head of AHW Strategy, Planning and Exotic Diseases, AHW Division

18 December 2007

David Henderson-Howat, Head of Agricultural Division

20 December 2007

Craig Egner, Senior Policy Advisor (Rural Affairs), EU Office

14 January 2008

Chris Holme, Head of Rural Affairs and Environment Press Desk

22 January 2008

Charles Milne, Chief Veterinary Officer (Scotland)

5 February 2008

Peter Russell, Head of Rural Directorate

8 February 2008

John Nicholls & Scott Miller, Civil Contingencies Unit, Fire and Civil Contingencies Division (now 'Scottish Resilience')

Other Government Departments and agencies

21 November 2007

Katrina Williams, Director General, Food and Farming, Defra

21 November 2007

Andy Lebrecht, Director General, Food and Farming, Defra

17 December 2007

David Dawson, Director, Food and Farming, Defra

17 December 2007

Fred Landeg, Acting Chief Veterinary Officer, Defra

17 December 2007

Rob Paul, Director of Veterinary & Technical Services, Animal Health agency

17 December 2007

Ann Waters, Director of Contingency Planning, Animal Health agency

20 December 2007

Simon Stannard, 1 st Secretary, Food and Veterinary, UK Rep

20 November 2007

Derick McIntosh, Senior Operations Manager, Animal Health agency

19 December 2007

Spencer Dawson, Regional Director (Scotland), Meat Hygiene Service

25 January 2008

Helen O'Neill & Mungo Howat, Animal Health and Welfare, Convention of Scottish Local Authorities

11 February 2008

Bruce Mann, Director, Civil Contingencies Secretariat Cabinet Office

Organisations and Individuals

19 November 2007

The Centre of Excellence for Epidemiology, Population Health and Infectious Diseases ( EPIC)
Mark Woolhouse
Nick Savill
Julie Fitzpatrick
David Buxton
Victoriya Volkova
Paul Bessell

14 January 2008

Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ( SSPCA)
Stuart Earley
Mike Flynn

15 January 2008

Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers ( SAMW)
Allan Jess
Alistair Donaldson

15 January 2008

National Farmers Union of Scotland ( NFUS)
Jim McLaren
Nigel Miller
Bob Carruth
James Withers

16 January 2008

British Retail Consortium ( BRC)
Andrew Opie

18 January 2008

Scottish Dairy Cattle Association ( SDCA)
Jack Lawson

18 January 2008

Road Haulage Association ( RHA)
Phil Flanders, RHA
Ian Murrie, Ian A Murrie
Andrew Redpath, Valley Transport
George Stewart, R W Stewart
Derek Armstrong, W M Armstrong (Longtown) Ltd
Jennifer Wyberd, W M Armstrong (Longtown) Ltd

22 January 2008

Scottish Beef Cattle Association ( SBCA)
John Cameron
Brian Simpson
John Bell
Keith Redpath

23 January 2008

Moredun Research Institute ( MRI)
Julie Fitzpatrick
David Buxton
Willie Donachie

24 January 2008

National Sheep Association ( NSA)
John Cameron
George Milne
Jimmy Sinclair

24 January 2008

Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers Scotland ( IAAS)
John Gregor
Jack Clark
Alex Wilson

25 January 2008

National Beef Association ( NBA)
James Irvine
Hamish McBean

5 February 20008

Scottish Rural Property and Business Association ( SRPBA)
Jon Don
Doug McAdam
Karen Smyth

6 February 2008

Quality Meat Scotland ( QMS)
Donald Biggar
Andy McGowan
Stuart Ashworth

6 February 2008

Scottish Crofting Society ( SCF)
Patrick Krause
Norman Leask

7 February 2008

Scottish Food Quality Council ( SFQC)
David Whiteford

12 February 2008

Aberdeen and Northern Marts Group Ltd ( ANMG)
Brian Pack

12 February 2008

British Veterinary Association ( BVA)
Frank Stephen
Sandy Clark

28 February 2008

Shetland Isles Representative (Independent)
Jim Budge

28 February 2008

Orkney Representative (Independent)
John Copland

28 February 2008

Western Isles Representative (Independent)
Donald Murdie

SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED

23 October 2007

Tim Deakin, Orkney Cheese Company Ltd

1 November 2007

British Veterinary Service ( BVA)

2 November 2007

British Cattle Veterinary Association ( BCVA)

5 November 2007

Dumfries and Galloway Council

5 November 2007

Scottish Environment Protection Agency ( SEPA)

6 November 2007

Road Haulage Association ( RHA)

12 November 2007

T W Tennant (Independent)

5 December 2007

Strategic Co-ordinating Group, Dumfries and Galloway Council

12 December 2007

Highland Council

14 December 2007

Moredun Research Institute ( MRI)

17 December 2007

National Farmers Union of Scotland ( NFUS)

17 January 2008

Deer Commission for Scotland

24 January 2008

Gordon Johnstone (independent)

25 January 2008

Argyll and Bute Council

25 January 2008

Scottish Crofting Foundation ( SCF)