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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs

Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs news from UK Parliament.

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Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill undergoes further Lords scrutiny
Members discuss changes to the list of livestock included in the bill in report stage. Catch up
09 May 2024
Urgent assurances sought from Government on veterinary medicines supplies for Northern Ireland
The Sub-Committee on The Windsor Framework has written to the Government raising serious concerns about veterinary medicine supplies to Northern Ireland.
30 April 2024
Ministers to face MPs’ questions on the UK’s agri-food trade strategy
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines the UK’s trade policy for food and agriculture
19 April 2024
Government must clamp down on unregulated canine fertility clinics and unlicensed pet breeders, say MPs
Government must clamp down on unregulated canine fertility clinics and unlicensed pet breeders, say MPs
05 April 2024
MPs to hold a debate on food waste and food redistribution
MPs to hold a debate on food waste and food redistribution
18 March 2024
Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill undergoes Lords line by line scrutiny
Members discuss changes to the bill as committee stage examination wraps up. Catch up
15 March 2024
Lords debates local regeneration of former industrial areas
Members discussed challenges limiting local regeneration. Catch up
08 March 2024
Animal Welfare (Livestock Exports) Bill debated in the Lords
Members discuss draft law to end exports of certain animals for fattening and slaughter in Great Britain. Catch up
22 February 2024
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Call for evidence launched on the links between food, diet and obesity
Food, Diet and Obesity Committee launch call for evidence
19 February 2024
EFRA Committee to hold evidence session on flooding
The session will explore how flooding risks and impacts are expected to change as a result of climate change, the deterioration of flood defence assets and other causes
16 February 2024
Biodiversity and endangered species discussed in Lords debate
Members consider sustainable farming and land management schemes. Catch up
26 January 2024
Threats to UK biodiversity at heart of Lords debate
Members discuss infectious disease threats to human, animal and plant health. Catch up
19 January 2024
MPs to quiz Government on outcome of UK’s annual fishing talks
The Minister for Food, Farming and Fisheries, Rt Hon Mark Spencer MP, will be questioned on the latest fisheries negotiations between the UK and its nearby coastal partners
18 January 2024
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