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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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Air pollution - local government leaders questioned on economic impact of the pandemic
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee holds third oral evidence session as part of its inquiry into Air Quality
27 October 2020
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Committee Chairs Question Powers of Stop-Gap 'Independent' Environmental Regulator
Letter comes in response to Government delays to the establishment of the new regulator in holding the Government to account on environmental protections
23 October 2020
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Committee call for evidence on effectiveness of proposed deal
Committee launches a short call for evidence in order to scrutinise the proposed Fisheries Framework Agreement between the UK and Norway
21 October 2020
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Committee to hold third session on its inquiry into flooding
Committee holds its third public evidence session in its Flooding inquiry
15 October 2020
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Parliamentary Committee warns of Government's 'lack of urgency' in addressing hunger in the UK
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee publishes Government Response to COVID-19 and Food Supply Report
10 October 2020
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Forest focus: can the Government deliver on tree-planting targets? MPs launch new inquiry
EFRA Select Committee to explore how meeting tree-planting objectives can benefit the economy, biodiversity and human wellbeing.
1 October 2020
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Committee holds second session on its inquiry into air quality
Committee to hold its second oral evidence session as part of its inquiry into Air Quality.
24 September 2020
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Secretary of State questioned on preparedness for the end of the Brexit transition period
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examine issues including how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected DEFRA's preparations for a no deal scenario
17 September 2020
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Food processors and producers questioned on labour in the food supply chain
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee scrutinise current labour supply and demand
10 September 2020
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Committee to hold first evidence session on new inquiry air quality
Committee to hold the first public evidence session of its inquiry into air quality
7 September 2020
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MPs to hold second evidence session for flooding inquiry
Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs Committee to hold its second evidence session into its inquiry on flooding
1 September 2020
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Food insecurity exposed by COVID-19
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee publishes COVID-19 and food supply report
30 July 2020
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MPs call for further evidence: will Government's 'ambitious' new flooding strategy deliver?
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee extend the deadline for written submission to 28 August 2020
21 July 2020
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Government's New Multi-Billion Pound Flooding Plan: Chair Comments
The Environment Agency has published a new long-term plan to tackle flooding in the UK
14 July 2020
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Flooding in England - Environment Agency to be questioned
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will be holding its first oral evidence session as part of its inquiry into flooding in England
8 July 2020
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Labour in the food supply chain: How well will a points-based immigration system work?
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee examines the role of overseas labour in agriculture
3 July 2020
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Call for evidence: Government support to the dairy sector during the COVID-19 pandemic
EFRA Committee calls for evidence on the Government's response to the impact of COVID-19 on the dairy industry
1 July 2020
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Secretary of State questioned on food supply chain during COVID-19
George Eustice MP gives evidence to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
25 June 2020
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Impact of lockdown on restaurants, cafés and pubs examined
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee consider the impact of the lockdown on restaurants, cafés and pubs and preparations for reopening to dining-in customers
19 June 2020
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Public procurement of food: Could the UK do better?
Committee launch new inquiry into procurement of food by public bodies
18 June 2020
Total results 352 (page 4 of 18)