Proposals to amend the governance structure of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Closed 24 Dec 2015

Opened 29 Oct 2015

Overview

Defra are inviting views on proposed amendments to the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (VSA) regarding the current governance structure of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), the statutory regulator of the veterinary profession.

Please see the consultation letter and consultation background document for further information.

How to respond:

Please visit our online survey link below.

Alternatively, if you wish to respond by other means, please contact us at rcvsconsultation@defra.gsi.gov.uk.

 

Why We Are Consulting

The purpose of this consultation is to set out the full proposals and seek your views on amendments to the current governance structure of the Council of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS); in particular the size and membership criteria of the Council.

The outcome of the consultation will assist in formulating the final proposal that we will then put before Parliament.

Audiences

  • Vets

Interests

  • Animals
  • Animal diseases
  • Animal welfare
  • Pets