Consultations - get involved

There are lots of ways you can get involved with BVA and voice your opinions on issues affecting the veterinary profession. 

Join the BVA survey panel

Join over 1,000 BVA members and participate in the Voice of the Veterinary Profession. These short, quarterly surveys help us gather important data about the veterinary profession and get vital messages in the media. 

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Comment on current consultations

We are currently developing responses to the consultations below. If you're a BVA member you can send your comments to or join the debate now on BVA community

Consulting body Consultation Response Deadline
Scottish Government

Registration and Licensing of Animal Sanctuaries and Rehoming Activities in Scotland

23 February 2018

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Brexit and Northern Ireland inquiry

19 February 2018

Welsh Government

Code of Practice for the welfare of laying hens, meat and breeding chickens

05 February 2018


National Assembly for Wales: Wales’ future relationship with the EU

02 February 2018

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development DARD

TB Strategic Partnership Group recommendations to eradicate bTB in NI

25 January 2018

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs

Animal Welfare (Sentencing and Recognition of Sentience) Draft Bill

24 January 2018

Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee managing the cat population in Scotland

19 January 2018


MAC students' commission call for evidence

19 January 2018

Home Office

Proposals to schedule pregabalin and gabapentin under the misues of drugs regulations 2001

15 January 2018

EFRA Committee

Draft Animal Welfare Bill inquiry

12 January 2018