Lord Russell elected on platform of championing veterinary sector.
Miles Russell, president of the Veterinary Management Group (VMG), has been elected to the House of Lords as a crossbench hereditary peer.
He will join Lord Trees as a representative of the veterinary sector in the second chamber of the UK parliament.
Lord Russell said: “Those of us working in the animal health and veterinary sectors are only too aware of the importance of the work we do and the challenges we face.
“I will use my platform in the House of Lords to increase understanding of our sectors and to promote positive change.”
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