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Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs

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

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EFRA Committee to explore careers and education in the land-based sector
On Tuesday 16 January, the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee will hold its first evidence session in its inquiry into education and careers in land-based sectors
15 January 2024
Government reluctant to set clearer targets to spur woodland creation to meet ambitions for net zero
Government Response: Seeing the wood for the trees: the contribution of the forestry and timber sectors to biodiversity and net zero goals
15 December 2023
Committee writes to Defra on upcoming XL bully dog ban
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee writes to Defra Minister, the Rt Hon Lord Benyon
14 December 2023
Green spaces for urban places: How they improve life for people in built-up areas
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee holds the first evidence session of its inquiry into urban green spaces at 14:30 on Tuesday 5 December
04 December 2023
Defra to be quizzed on pet welfare
The Rt Hon Lord Benyon, Minister of State at Defra and Marc Casale, the Deputy Director for Animal Welfare at the Department, will appear before the EFRA Committee
24 November 2023
Members of the House of Lords participating in a debate
Five short debates in the Lords
Members discuss solitary confinement in hospitals, agricultural fungicide, powered light vehicles, air travel for disabled passengers and educational technology in schools. Catch up
24 November 2023
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Dangerous dogs legislation to be debated by MPs
Dangerous dogs legislation to be debated by MPs
23 November 2023
Future of horticulture sector looks bleak without urgent steps to safeguard its future
Horticultural Sector Committee publishes its report 'Sowing the seeds: A blooming English horticultural sector'
06 November 2023
Government complacent over rural mental health
Committee publishes Government response to report Rural mental health
03 November 2023
Government falling short on protecting marine mammals
Committee publishes the Government’s response to its report, Protecting Marine Mammals in the UK and Abroad
31 October 2023
EFRA Committee to investigate animal import risks
EFRA Committee to investigate animal import risks, XL bully attacks and the proposed ban
13 October 2023
EFRA Committee launches inquiry into education and career opportunities in land-based sectors
From agricultural robotics and engineering to conservation and environmental advice, MPs will examine the wide range of career opportunities which exist in land-based sectors including and beyond farm-based jobs
22 September 2023
Food insecurity leads to unhealthy eating and obesity
Committee publishes their report, Food Security
28 July 2023
Lords debates impacts of climate change
Members discuss effects of climate change on health, the economy, food security and the environment. Catch up
25 July 2023
Call for compensation and a re-think on bringing back beavers
The committee recommends that the government should pay for a compensation scheme for farmers to mitigate potential negative effects on livelihoods that result from the reintroduction of some species.
11 July 2023
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