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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
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
Westminster Hall to hold a general debate on food security
MPs to hold a general debate on food security
25 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
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
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
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MPs slam ‘lamentable’ delays on EU food import checks
Committee expresses its “deep concern” about further government delays on implementing checks on food imports from the EU
02 December 2021
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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
Lords campaigning on folic acid
Find out about Lord Rooker's campaigning in the House of Lords to fortify UK flour with folic acid
20 September 2021
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
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