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Inquiries - Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

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  • Rural broadband and digital only services  Inquiry announced 21 May 2019

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into Rural broadband and digital only services

  • Countryside and Environmental Stewardship schemes  Inquiry announced 23 October 2017

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into Countryside and Environmental Stewardship schemes

  • General licences for controlling wild birds  Inquiry announced 08 May 2019

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into General licences for controlling wild birds

  • Coastal flooding and adaptation to climate change  Inquiry announced 23 October 2017

    Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into Coastal flooding and adaptation to climate change

  • Work of the Food Standards Agency  Inquiry announced 30 April 2019

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into Work of the Food Standards Agency

  • Peatland  Inquiry announced 23 October 2017

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into how peatland in England has been degraded and how it can be restored

  • Environment Bill   Inquiry announced 17 October 2019

    Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into the Environment Bill

  • Puppy smuggling  Inquiry announced 01 August 2019

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into puppy smuggling

  • The new farming programme  Inquiry announced 11 July 2019

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into the new farming programme

  • Agriculture, achieving net-zero emissions  Inquiry announced 31 July 2019

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into [short description]

  • Proposed merger of Asda and Sainsbury’s  Inquiry announced 19 June 2018

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into the Proposed merger of Asda and Sainsbury’s

  • Agriculture Bill  Inquiry announced 12 September 2018

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee launched a short inquiry on the scope, provisions and powers proposed in the Agriculture Bill

  • Brand Britain: Promoting and Marketing British food and drink   Inquiry announced 11 May 2018

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee launched an inquiry into Brand Britain: Promoting and Marketing British food and drink

  • The work of Defra  Inquiry announced 13 September 2017

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines the current working of the department

  • Labour constraints  Inquiry announced 24 January 2018

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee investigate the labour situation faced by those working in agriculture, horticulture and food production

  • Draft National Policy Statement for Water Resources Infrastructure  Inquiry announced 14 February 2019

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee call for written evidence into the Draft National Policy Statement for Water Resources Infrastructure

  • Plastic food and drink packaging  Inquiry announced 28 March 2019

    Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into Plastic food and drink packaging

  • Scrutiny of the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill  Inquiry announced 20 December 2018

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into the Scrutiny of the draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill

  • Scrutiny of the Fisheries Bill  Inquiry announced 01 November 2018

    Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into the Scrutiny of the Fisheries Bill accepting writen evidence until Tuesday 26 November 2018

  • Is Defra ready for Brexit?  Inquiry announced 28 November 2018

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee inquiry into Is Defra ready for Brexit?

Stages of an inquiry

Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:

  • Written evidence called for
  • Oral evidence sessions held
  • Report published
  • Response published

Not all inquiries result in a Report