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Food news from UK Parliament.

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How are labour and trade issues affecting the food supply chain? MPs launch inquiry
Committee launches an inquiry into the impacts of factors such as Brexit, covid-19, and rising commodity prices on the food supply chain
16 September 2021
Lords considers new regulations and raises concerns
Members debate regulations relating to COVID-19 tests and the mandatory vaccination of care home staff, voting to 'regret' the lack of operational guidance and impact assessment. Catch up
22 July 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss human rights sanctions, housing developments on flood plains, Official Development Assistance and the Child Maintenance Service. Learn more
25 June 2021
Decisions of the Petitions Committee, 27 April 2021
The Committee has considered all e-petitions which had, before 22 April 2021, had reached over 10,000 signatures and received a Government response, e-petitions that had received a revised response, and public petitions. The Committee also considered a number of e-petitions with over 100,000 signatures that were awaiting debate.
17 May 2021
'Unacceptable delays' have placed British producers 'at bottom of Government's priorities list'
MPs highlight 'unnecessary and costly' uncertainty caused by severely delayed Seasonal Workers Pilot announcements.
14 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
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
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
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
EU Environment Sub-Committee report on the Trade and Cooperation Agreement published
EU Environment Sub-Committee publishes its report on Beyond Brexit: food, environment, energy and health
23 March 2021
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