Food news from UK Parliament.
'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
MPs to investigate impact of upcoming checks on EU meat and seafood imports
Committee to hold a second evidence session as part of its inquiry into Seafood and Meat Exports to the EU.
11 March 2021
Ministers to be questioned on food insecurity and support for hospitality
Committee to hold an evidence session with Ministers to follow up on its inquiry into Covid-19 and food supply
18 February 2021
Brexit border delays for meat and seafood exports: EFRA Committee launch urgent inquiry
Committee launches an inquiry into how the Government can support meat and fish exporters
29 January 2021
Brexit impact on Scots fisheries to be considered by Scottish Affairs Committee
Committee to take evidence from representatives from Scotland's fishing and seafood industry to discuss the impact of Brexit and the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement
28 January 2021
Future UK-EU relations: energy, environment and health call for evidence
EU Environment Sub-Committee launch inquiry on future UK-EU relations
11 January 2021
EFRA Committee announce final evidence session of Public Procurement inquiry
Committee to hold the final evidence session of its inquiry into Public Sector Procurement of Food
07 January 2021