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RCVS and BVA highlight concerns about Brexit

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THE Presidents of the RCVS and the BVA have written to the Prime Minister, Theresa May, expressing concerns about the impact of Brexit on the profession and its activities. The text of their letter, dated October 18, is set out below.

Dear Prime Minister,

Like all professions and sectors, we are currently involved in detailed debates regarding how Brexit is likely to affect our members and how we can best harness the opportunities it may present. We are very keen to work with the Government to make a success of Brexit within our sector. The veterinary profession plays a crucial role in protecting public health, relies heavily on EU graduates and is already feeling the impact of the EU referendum.

The UK veterinary profession is made up of over 26,000 …

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