EFRA Committee announce final evidence session of Public Procurement inquiry
7 January 2021
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee is to hold the final evidence session of its inquiry into Public Sector Procurement of Food.
Purpose of the session
The Committee will question Defra Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State Victoria Prentis on topics including how public bodies can procure food in ways that support small businesses, healthy eating, animal welfare and environmental outcomes. The session will also cover whether the Government Buying Standards for Food and Catering (GBSF) need updating and possible changes to public procurement following the end of the transition period.
Tuesday 12 January
- Victoria Prentis MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs).