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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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Government response to 2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing published
The Environment, Food and Rural Affair Committee publishes Government response
26 January 2018
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Draft Animal Welfare Bill examined
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions legal experts and charities
17 January 2018
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Draft Animal Welfare Bill inquiry launched
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee conducts a pre-legislative scrutiny on the Bill and would be interested in your views on the Bill in general
22 December 2017
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Michael Gove questioned on Brexit impact on food
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee explores matters that have been raised throughout its inquiry
20 December 2017
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Brexit impact on fisheries examined with industry experts
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee explores main challenges and opportunities for UK fisheries
13 December 2017
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Brexit impact on food prices and food standards
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee hears from J D Wetherspoon founder Tim Martin
6 December 2017
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Ministers questioned on improving air quality
Committees hold Ministers to account over the Government's latest plans to reduce nitrogen dioxide
30 November 2017
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Brexit impact on dairy, poultry and pigs industries
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions producer organisations and trade bodies
29 November 2017
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Brexit impact on fishing industry examined
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions fishing industry experts
29 November 2017
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Mayor of London questioned on air quality
The four Committees also hear from local government representatives and legal and health experts
23 November 2017
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Environment Agency flood and environment work scrutinised
Committee examines activities on environmental protection, including waste and flood risk management
21 November 2017
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2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing report published
Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs Committee publishes report as Ranjit Singh Boparan confirms food standards commitments in writing
17 November 2017
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Fisheries inquiry launched
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee invites evidence on potential changes to the fisheries and seafood trading arrangements between the UK and the EU
16 November 2017
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Brexit impact on cereals and horticultural industry
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions producer organisations and trade bodies on food trade after Brexit
15 November 2017
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Committee questions UK fishing industry representatives
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines the main challenges and opportunities for UK fisheries after withdrawal from the EU
15 November 2017
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Brexit - Trade in food examined
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee questions farmers and producer organisations
1 November 2017
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CEO and owner of 2 Sisters questioned by Committee
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines allegations of food safety breaches
25 October 2017
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EFRA Committee Publishes four Government Responses
Forestry, Food Waste, Labour Constraints and Flood and Water Management Act 2010 Government Responses published
17 October 2017
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US Secretary for Agriculture meets members of the Committee
EFRA Committee discussed the key challenges and opportunities for UK-US agri-food trade following Brexit
13 October 2017
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2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing inquiry launched
Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee launches inquiry into alleged food safety breaches
12 October 2017
Total results 352 (page 11 of 18)