About the Inquiry
Professor Sir Patrick Bateson FRS of Cambridge University has been appointed to conduct an independent inquiry into the breeding of dogs.
The terms of reference for the Inquiry can be found here.
Guidance on how to submit evidence can be found here.
If you wish to contact the Inquiry, please see details under Contact Us
Membership of the Advisory Group
Chairman: Professor Sir Patrick Bateson FRS
Professor William (Bill) Amos,
Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, Cambridge University
Andrew Ash BVet Med, Cert SAM, MBA, MRCVS
Grove Lodge Veterinary Group Ltd
Dr Brian Catchpole BVetMed(hons) PhD MRCVS
Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Immunology, Royal Veterinary College
Bruce M Cattanach BSc PhD DSc FRS
Professor Sheila Crispin PhD FRCVS
University of Bristol
Professor Ian McConnell
Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge
Mr Roger Mugford
Company of Animals
Professor Christine Nicol MA Dphil
Professor of Animal Welfare, University of Bristol
Secretary: Mrs Heather Peck BSc FCIPD
Timeline for the Inquiry Report
Issue of call for evidence 12 Feb 2009
Deadline for receipt of returns 15 May 2009
First Advisory Group meeting 1 June 2009
Interviews May – Sept 2009
2nd Advisory Group meeting 10 Sept 2009
First draft 31 Oct 2009
Receipt of comments 30 Nov 09
Complete Report 15 December 2009
Publication, Press Conference etc Early January 2010
The Inquiry can be contacted by email or post as follows:
Submission of Evidence: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: The Secretary, The Independent Inquiry into Dog Breeding, PO Box 682, Cambridge, CB1 0LY
Telephone: 07837 827 669
Evidence and Papers
Members of the committee can use the links below to access evidence and papers.
You should have been provided with a password by the Secretary. Please email Mrs. Heather Peck if you have any problems accessing these areas.