Lords debates the pig farming industry in England
17 June 2022
On Thursday 16 June, members of the House of Lords debated the state of the pig farming industry in England.
Baroness Harris of Richmond (Liberal Democrats), former Master of the Fellmongers Company of Richmond, put forward the debate.
This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns.
Members speaking in the debate included:
- Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville (Liberal Democrats), Lords Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
- Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Conservative), honorary associate of the British Veterinary Association
- Baroness Hayman of Ullock (Labour), Opposition Spokesperson for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
- Lord Trees (Crossbench), Chairman and Director of the Veterinary Policy Research Foundation
Lord Benyon (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) responded on behalf of the government.
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