Michael Mcgilligan's Blog


Agriculture after Brexit… where next for Northern Ireland?

Posted on September 05, 2018 by Michael Mcgilligan

DAERA has published a new Consultation paper on the future of agricultural support post Brexit. There is now an opportunity for vets to engage and influence the final detailed policy. BVA will be responding to the consultation and need to hear from members interested in the future of agriculture in Northern Ireland.


Agriculture after Brexit… health and harmony?

Posted on March 07, 2018 by Michael Mcgilligan

With the publication of the new Agriculture Command Paper, BVA Policy Officer Michael McGilligan examines what it means for animal health, animal welfare and the veterinary profession. 


Busy with Brexit: An update on BVA policy work

Posted on November 22, 2017 by Michael Mcgilligan

BVA is taking a proactive approach to influencing the Brexit negotiations and the Government’s preparations for exiting the EU.  Michael McGilligan explains our work to date and where the veterinary profession can make an impact going forward.