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Agriculture news from UK Parliament.

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Transparency needed on corporations purchasing viable farm land for carbon offset schemes to avoid farmers being priced out
Committee publish report on the economic and cultural impacts of trade and environmental policy on family farms in Wales
07 April 2022
Government failure to tackle labour shortages will shrink food sector permanently, warn MPs
There can be no doubt about the seriousness of the issues facing the food and farming sector, warns EFRA Committee.
06 April 2022
MPs write to Minister on fertiliser inflation and food security
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee writes to the Secretary of State
29 March 2022
Experts questioned on rural mental health
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examine how mental health outcomes in rural areas compare to urban areas
10 March 2022
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Secretary of State and others questioned on EU import checks
MPs will take evidence on Tuesday 1 March at 2.30pm
24 February 2022
Lords debates energy national policy statements
Members discuss government's draft overarching national policy statement for energy. Catch up
23 February 2022
MPs explore impact of climate change on family farming in Wales
The impacts of climate change policy and free trade agreements (FTAs) on family farming in Wales explored by MPs
28 January 2022
MPs welcome farm muckspreading commitment – now they want action
The Committee wrote a letter to the Minister for Farming, Fisheries and Food saying there was significant confusion among farmers about rules
26 January 2022
MPs tackle farm manure issue, welcome promised new guidance
Committee tackle farm manure issue and welcome promised new guidance
12 January 2022
Three private members' bills in the Lords
Members discuss hereditary peers, cigarette health warnings and addition of environment to the national curriculum. Catch up
06 December 2021
MPs investigate farm fertiliser spreading rules
EFRA Committee holds public evidence session on Farming rules for water inquiry
26 November 2021
Continued engagement with Welsh Government and safeguards for Welsh agriculture
The Government responds to Welsh Affairs Committee report on the impact of UK-Australia FTA
25 November 2021
MPs study rural mental health – a sometimes hidden topic
Committee launches a wide-ranging inquiry into rural mental health
24 November 2021
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