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Agriculture Bill inquiry launched

12 September 2018

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

Neil Parish, Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, has welcomed the Government’s publication of a new Agriculture Bill.

Commenting on the introduction of the Bill in the House of Commons today by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Neil Parish said:

“The Agriculture Bill will be a landmark piece of legislation with potential to transform UK farming and commit to environmental protections.

“As Chair of the cross-party EFRA Committee, I look forward to scrutinising the details it contains, and consider what practical implications it will have for the British farming sectors.”

Terms of Reference

The Committee invites written submissions on the scope, provisions and powers proposed in the Agriculture Bill by Monday 8 October 2018. You can submit evidence through the Agriculture Bill inquiry page.

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