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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Commons Select Committee

Looking at issues from the air we breathe to the food on our plates, Parliament’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) exists to scrutinise the administration, spending and policy of the Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsEFRA

Committee news

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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
7 April 2021
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Future of land-based education: Committee to raise concerns with Government
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee raises concerns about national delivery of education for agriculture and the environment
24 March 2021
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George Eustice to be questioned on meat and seafood exports to the EU
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee hears from the Rt Hon George Eustice MP, Secretary of State, Defra
18 March 2021
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One-off session on land-based education provision in England
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines land-based education provision in England
17 March 2021
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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
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Nine Parliamentary Committees agree ‘Committee on COP26’ scrutiny arrangements with COP President Designate Alok Sharma
Environmental Audit Committee leads first cross-Committee COP26 scrutiny session
5 March 2021
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Government's Tree planting targets examined by Committee
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee continues its tree planting and woodlands inquiry with an evidence session.
4 March 2021
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Seafood and meat producers questioned on teething problems at the border
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines seafood and meat exports to the EU
25 February 2021
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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
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Improving air quality should be 'at core' of post-pandemic rebuild
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee warns of air pollution's deadliness and its disproportionate impact on disadvantaged communities.
11 February 2021
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Lack of clear flood-resilience targets leaves England at risk of 'playing catch-up' with climate change
New report from cross-party MPs calls on Government to 'show leadership' in the face of escalating climate crisis
8 February 2021
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Food insecurity and Eat Out To Help Out inquiries: Committee follow up
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee hears from the hospitality, food supply and voluntary sectors
3 February 2021
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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
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New Inquiry: How will new Brexit regulations affect pet travel and live animal exports?
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee launches new inquiry into moving animals across borders
21 January 2021
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Chair and Chief Executive of the Environment Agency questioned
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee considers issues including the impact of covid-19 on the Agency's work and the UK's green recovery
14 January 2021
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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
7 January 2021
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Report warns food prices may rise as a result of curbs on workers in the food supply chain
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee publishes the conclusion to its Labour in the Food Supply Chain inquiry
22 December 2020
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MPs give green light to Dame Glenys Stacey as UK's new environmental watchdog
New Report: Pre-appointment hearing for the Chair-Designate of the Office for Environmental Protection
18 December 2020
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Parliamentary Committees to scrutinise appointment of Dame Glenys Stacey as Chair of the Office for Environmental Protection
Environmental Audit and Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committees to question the Government’s preferred candidate to become Chair of the new OEP
9 December 2020
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Environmental Land Management and the agricultural transition inquiry launched
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee scrutinise the pilot's design, and question how the Government will ensure sufficient support
4 December 2020
Total results 324 (page 1 of 17)