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Parliamentary question - E-011768/2013Parliamentary question

European Animal Welfare Platform

Question for written answer E-011768-13
to the Commission
Rule 117
Carl Schlyter (Verts/ALE)

What has been the Commission’s overall expenditure to date in funding the European Animal Welfare Platform?

The platform has produced strategic approach documents for beef and dairy cattle, pigs, laying hens, broiler chickens and farmed salmon, which include both an inventory of key welfare issues and roadmaps for addressing these issues. What steps is the Commission taking to encourage the use of these strategic approach documents? How are they being used?

What is the Commission’s assessment of the welfare gains achieved as a result of the expenditure in funding the European Animal Welfare Platform?

OJ C 218, 10/07/2014