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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
Lords debates five private members’ bills
Members discuss pensions, British Sign Language, game birds, glue traps and approved premises for substance testing. Catch up
28 March 2022
Greyhound racing to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to greyhound racing
23 March 2022
Lords debates private members’ bills at second reading
Members debate seizure of cultural objects, support for those with Down Syndrome, compulsory motor insurance and animal welfare penalties notices. Catch up
21 March 2022
Secretary of State and others questioned on EU import checks
MPs will take evidence on Tuesday 1 March at 2.30pm
24 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
New animal welfare body mustn’t be “toothless”
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee writes to the Secretary of State
17 January 2022
Regulation of online animal sales to be debated by MPs
MPs to debate a petition relating to the regulation of online animal sales
08 December 2021
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
Trees in a wood
Lords agrees improvements to Environment Bill
Members agree proposed compromises on courts' powers and reducing the impact of sewage discharges after asking the Commons to think again. Find out more
10 November 2021
MPs turn focus to trophy hunting as Animals Abroad Bill scrutinised
Committee to examine the Government’s proposed ban on the import of hunting trophies, as part of its inquiry scrutinising the government’s planned Animals Abroad Bill
29 October 2021
PM asked to act on workers’ visas by “frightened” farmers
Neil Parish MP has written to the Prime Minister
28 October 2021
Lords debates planning system and land use
Land use in spotlight as members debate integrating the planning system with other infrastructure, landscape and agricultural land processes. Catch up
28 October 2021
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