Politicians and political groups interested in BSE

It is such a complex subject that only a few MPs have become involved and vertually none of them from the Conservative side. The list is devided up into various groups. All House of Commons numbers are via the switch at 0171 219 3000.

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Members of Parliament

Hugh Bayley
On the House of Commons Select Committee Health
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA
fax 01904 623260
01904 623713

Margaret Beckett
MP House of Commons, Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

David Blunkett
MP House of Commons Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Nick Brown, Current Minister for Agriculture
MP for Newcastle East House of Commons
Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Richard Burden
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Mr. Campbell-Savours
MP House of Commons Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Dennis Canavan
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Ian Casey MP
House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

David Clarke
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Anthony Colwyn
Lord Colwyn House of Lords Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Jeremy Corbyn
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Jim Cousins
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Jack Cunningham, former Minister for Agriculture Fisheries and Food.
Personal assistants:

Ron Davies House of Commons Westminster
London SW1A 0AA
Former shadow Agriculture Secretary (up until about 1992)

Llin Golding
MP House of Commons Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 0AA
Shadow food secretary

David Hinchliffe
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA
Richard Council is his researcher
0171 219 4447
Fax 0171 219 5586
Home Fax 01924 781280
Wakefield office 01924 305 722
Asked a lot of parlimentary questions in order to get MAFF to release data and is the new Chairman of the House of Commons Select Committee on Health

Eric Illsley
MP House of Commons Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Helen Jackson MP
London SW1A 0AA
0171 219 4587
fax: 0171 219 2442

Martyn Jones
House of Commons Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Lord Kennet
House of Lord Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Sofie Linden
House of Commons Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Lord Rea
House of Lords Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Alice Mahon
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA
01422 251 800

Ian McCartney
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Rhodri Morgan
MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Eliot Morley MP
House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA
He has been put in charge of getting information together against BSE

Mr Rooker MP
Under Secretary for Agriculture Fisheries and Food
House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Gavin Strang MP
(Opposition front bench for Agriculture but now Minister for Transport)
House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Martyn Taylor MP House of Commons Westminster,
London SW1A 0AA

Paul Tyler MP
House of Common Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

Gerard Vaughan
MP House of Commons Westminster, London SW1A 0AA

Llew Smith, MP labour for Blenau Gwent,
personal researcher: Dr. David Lowry, who has read the BSE book
0171 219 6342

Members of European Parliament

David McGowan
European MP
Great George St Leeds.

Adriana Ceci
EMP
Chair of the European Parliament Intergroup on Health

Ken Collins
EMP for Strachclyde
Chair of European Parliaments Environment
Public Health and Consumer protection Committee
97-113 Rue Belliard
B-1049
Brussels

David Thomas
EMP for Bungay
Diane Scarlett his researcher
Involved in the BSE advisory committee.

Dagmar Roth-Behrendt
Mitglied des Europlaischen Parliaments.SPD
97 Rue Belliard
B1047
Brussels
Major political character involved in the subject from German EP. She speaks excellent English and knows all about what has happened. She was on the EP Committee on BSE in 1997.

Susan Ammendrup and Niels Skovgaard. MEPs from Denmark that have been given information concerning BSE/nv-CJD.


Foreign officials that have taken an interest.

Hans Stein
Director of EU Health Affairs
Ministry of Health
Bonn
Germany

Michael Joffe
Chair of European Public Health Alliance
St. Manys Hsp
W. London
Academic Dept of PH
Norfolk Pl
London W2 1PG
0171 725 1496

Andrew Hayes
Secretary of European Public Health Alliance
1 Place de Luxembourg
B1040
Brussels

The director general of public health at EC
Ceri Jones
or Georgios Gonvras
C-80 03/32
Rue de la Loi 200
B1049
Brussels

The Director General of Veterinary matters
Jean Paul Bourjac
L-86 08/49
Rue de la Loi 200
B1049
Brussels

The Director General of Agriculture
?Mr. Legras Gy
L. 130 07/144
Rue de la Loi 200
B1049
Brussels

Walter Schwerdtfeger (dr)
Federal Ministry of Health
Box 170208
53028 Bonn
Germany
49 228 941 1230
Particularly interested in the risks that may be involved with BSE and does not believe what MAFF tells him outright.

Ministry of Health
Netherlands
Churchillaan 370,
POB 5406,
2280 HK Rijawijk
070 34079

Ministry of Health
Ireland
Hawkins House
Dublin 2
01 6714711

Ministry of Health
USA
200 Independence Ave
SW Washington DC
20201-0001
202 475 0257

Ministry of Health
Spain
Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo
Paseo del Prado 18-20
28071
Madrid
91 4200000

Ministry of Health Denmark
Horluf Trolles Gade 11,
1052 CopenhagenK
33 92 33 60

European Member of Parliament
Manuel Ortega (Spain)
Strasbourg
One of the main producers of the report from the Temporary Committee of Inquirey into BSE that reported in 1997

Groups intererested in BSE

This is rather a small list currently but further information is to be added

Steve Connor
Veterinary Assn
Parkdale
Dunham Rd
Altrincham
Cheshire WA14 4QG

Consumers Assn 2 Marylebone Rd
London NW1 4DX
0171 486 5544

Legal research groups involved Winter, Michael
Professor of Rural Economy and Society
Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education
UK
Involved in working out the departmental responsibilities, administrative confusion and the tole of science in Government: the case of BSE

Upson, Joan
Senior lecturer
School of Law,
De Montfort University,
Leicester
UK
Free trade issues in European Law and BSE

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