Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees
Wednesday, 24 November 2021
Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Horse and Greyhound Racing Fund Regulations 2016: Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine
The funding is absolutely contingent on the highest of welfare standards and our prioritisation of welfare is part of that funding. There is ongoing engagement between our teams. Dr. Kevin Smyth is the assistant secretary responsible for that, and Ms Caroline Ball also works on an ongoing basis on the oversight of that. Will Dr. Smyth give us a flavour of how that engagement works over the course of the year?