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RCVS Council reforms get the go-ahead

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Lay and veterinary nurse representation on the RCVS Council is set to rise following approval of legislation reforming the College’s governance arrangements.

Lord Gardiner of Kimble, parliamentary under-secretary of state at Defra, signed a Legislative Reform Order (LRO) on 8 May that will see a gradual reduction in the number of elected members of RCVS Council from the current 24 to 13 by 2021. The Council’s composition will also change, to include six lay members and …

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