COMMONS

Sustainable Food - further information

Further information of the Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry into Sustainable Food:

Report and Government Response

Terms of Reference

Written evidence

Oral evidence

Wednesday 11 May 2011

Witnesses: 

  • Professor Philip Lowe, OBE, Director, Rural Economy and Land Use Programme, Centre for Rural Economy, University of Newcastle
  • Professor Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University London
  • Mark Driscoll, head of One Planet Food programme, WWF-UK

Wednesday 22 June 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Andrew Clark, Head of Policy Services, National Farmers Union
  • Andrew Kuyk, Director, Sustainability and Competitiveness Division, Food and Drink Federation

Panel 2:

  • Colin Tudge, the Campaign for Real Farming
  • Abigail Bunker, Head of Agriculture Policy, RSPB

Wednesday 29 June 2011

Witnesses:

  • Professor Sir John Beddington CMG FRS, Government Chief Scientific Adviser
  • Professor Charles Godfray CBE FRS, University of Oxford
  • Professor Sandy Thomas, Head of Foresight, Government Office for Science

Wednesday 19 October 2011

Witnesses:

  • Laura Davis, Strategic Development Manager for Health and Well-Being, Ideal for All
  • Jeanette Longfield, Co-ordinator of Sustain
  • Angela Blair, Food Access Manager, Public Health, Sandwell Primary Care Trust

Wednesday 26 October 2011

Witnesses:

  • Jane Bevis, Director of Public Affairs, British Retail Consortium
  • Bob Gordon, Environment Policy Advisor, British Retail Consortium

Wednesday 9 November 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Dr Helen Wallace, Director, GeneWatch

Panel 2:

  • Professor Ian Crute, Chief Scientist, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • Emma Hockridge, Head of Policy, Soil Association
  • Peter Melchett, Policy Director, Soil Association

Wednesday 7 December 2011

Witnesses:

Panel 1:

  • Dr Jennie Macdiarmid, Senior Research Fellow, Public Health Nutrition Research Group, University of Aberdeen,
  • Sue Dibb, Executive Director, Food Ethics Council
  •  Professor Elizabeth Dowler, Trustee, Food Ethics Council

Panel 2:

  • Rt Hon James Paice, MP, Minister of State for Agriculture and Food
  • Sarah Church, Head of Food Policy, Food Security and Food Sustainability, DEFRA