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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.

Total results 589 (page 6 of 40)
Minister questioned on Government’s Seafood Fund 
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines the government’s £100m programme for the seafood sector
24 June 2022
Environment Secretary questioned on water quality, biodiversity, waste reduction and more
Environmental Audit Committee hold a one-off session with Rt Hon George Eustice MP
23 June 2022
Government falls short on labour shortages, say MPs
The Committee publishes the Government's response to their labour shortages report from April
23 June 2022
Lords debates the pig farming industry in England
Members discuss the state of the pig farming industry in England on Thursday 16 June
17 June 2022
All new trade deals must protect ‘core standards’, MPs say
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published a report on the Australia Free Trade Agreement
17 June 2022
Use of cages for farmed animals debated by MPs
The petition received more than 109,000 signatures.
15 June 2022
The Moses Room in the House of Lords where Grand Committee business is conducted
Short debates in the Lords
Members discuss delays at airports, calls for a UK-wide constitutional commission, tree health, costs in management of respiratory infections and access to health services for people with neurological conditions. Catch up
10 June 2022
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MPs scrutinise Government’s support for fishing sector post-Brexit
Committee to hold the first session of its inquiry into the UK Seafood Fund (UKSF)
01 June 2022
Five candidates progress to election for Chair of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Committee
Nominations for the position of Chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee closed at noon today.
24 May 2022
Front-line practitioners questioned on rural mental health
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines specific mental health challenges faced by those living and working in rural communities
19 May 2022
Lords debates Queen's Speech
Lords debates content of the Queen's Speech following the State Opening of Parliament. Catch up
19 May 2022
Australia free trade deal examined by MPs
Committee to take evidence on the free trade deal the UK signed with Australia in December 2021
06 May 2022
Minister questioned on reducing plastic waste
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee session examines issues including recycling rates and other government targets
05 May 2022
Hunting to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate petitions relating to hunting
21 April 2022
Prospective boss of Ofwat to be quizzed by MPs
The prospective new Chair of Ofwat, Iain Coucher, will appear before the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee.
14 April 2022
Total results 589 (page 6 of 40)