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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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New Environmental Land Management Scheme: Implications for farmers
Representatives of national farming groups to be questioned by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
06 May 2021
Lords debates the economic value of biodiversity
'The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review' report in the spotlight for House of Lords debate. Find out more
29 April 2021
Newton Rigg closure highlights urgent need for land-based education strategy
Parliamentary Committee criticises 'clear dissonance' between plans for UK's greener future and dwindling skills provision
29 April 2021
Three private members' bills await Royal Assent
Bills on substance testing in prisons, prohibiting the use of Botox on under 18s and sentencing for animal welfare offences complete final stage. Learn more
29 April 2021
MPs urge Government to level playing field for meat and seafood exporters
UK/ EU Trading Relationship: Government must implement delayed checks to EU imports, or risks UK businesses.
29 April 2021
Industry representatives questioned on barriers to GB to NI animal movements 
Northern Ireland Affairs Committee examines the barriers faced by livestock farmers under the Northern Ireland Protocol
26 April 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates net zero emissions targets
Members debate case for integrated UK policy-making
22 April 2021
The UK's approach to international agri-food trade: MPs to hear from Trade and Agriculture Commission
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee will hold a one-off evidence session to explore the UK's approach to international agri-food trade.
22 April 2021
Government must drag public food procurement standards into the new decade
A new cross-party report calls on the Government to update public sector food procurement standards and support small producers.
21 April 2021
Scottish fisheries focus of Scottish Affairs session
Committee to examine the impact of Brexit for Scottish fisheries
20 April 2021
Moving animals across borders examined
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee explores the movement of agricultural animals
15 April 2021
New Report: Government has gathered momentum to act on food security, but must now find 'impetus'
Reaction to the pandemic has demonstrated the Government's ability to address insecurity, and should set a precedent, say EFRA Committee
07 April 2021
Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 23 March 2021
The Committee considered all e-petitions which had, before 18 March 2021, reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response. The Committee also considered petitions which had reached over 100,000 signatures, and agreed debates for a number of petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
24 March 2021
Future of land-based education: Committee to raise concerns with Government
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee raises concerns about national delivery of education for agriculture and the environment
24 March 2021
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