The Abattoir Sector Group is chaired by John Mettrick

John is a butcher and small abattoir owner in Derbyshire and Legislation Director for National Craft Butchers.  John was a central advisor on the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare report on The Future of Small Abattoirs and the Sustainable Food Trust’s report A Good Life and a Good Death: Re-localising Farm Animal Slaughter.

ASG steering group members include the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS), All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare (APGAW), Fir Farm, M C Kelly Ltd, National Craft Butchers (NCB), Pasture for Life (PFL), Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) and Sustainable Food Trust (SFT).

Professor Tim Morris and Marisa Heath act as advisors. Tim Morris is also the current Treasurer.

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