Interest organisations give evidence on Brexit and agriculture
01 February 2017
The EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee questions interest organisations representing tenant farmers, land owners and organic farming about the implications of Brexit on UK agriculture.
Wednesday 1 February in Committee Room 2, Palace of Westminster
- Tom Macmillan, Deputy President, Soil Association
- Tim Breitmeyer, Director of Innovation, Country, Land and Business Association
- George Dunn, Chief Executive, Tenant Farmers Association
- What are the implications of leaving the Common Agricultural Policy for tenant farmers, organic farming and land owners?
- What are the critical policy decisions the Government must consider and/or implement before the UK leaves the EU?
- In repatriating agricultural policy, should the Government review, diminish or strengthen regulations that affect the agricultural sector? What examples are there of legislative areas/legislation that merit de-regulation?
- How important is trade with the EU to tenant farmers, organic farming and land owners?
- How will the future trading relationship with the EU and external influences such as WTO rules affect tenant farmers, organic farming and land owners?
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