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Lords debates climate change and food security

7 September 2022

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On Thursday 8 September, members of the House of Lords debated the impact of climate change and bio-diversity loss on food security.


Baroness Boycott (Crossbench), chair of Feeding Britain, 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   

Members speaking in the debate included:

Baroness Willis of Summertown (Crossbench), Professor of Biodiversity, University of Oxford made her maiden speech during the debate.

Lord Benyon (Conservative), Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) responded on behalf of the government. 

Get involved   

Watch and read the debate  

Find out more about the issues discussed: catch up on Parliament TV or read the Lords Hansard transcript.

Explore background information  

Find out more about the issues the debate covers in the House of Lords Library briefing.  

Learn more about how the House of Lords checks and challenges government.

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