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7 March 2022 - Land Use in England - Oral evidence

Committee Land Use in England Committee
Inquiry Land Use in England

Monday 7 March 2022

Start times: 3:00pm (private) 3:30pm (public)

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Lords Committee hears from the NFU and CLA on land use, agriculture and farming

The Land Use Committee will hold its second and third public evidence sessions with Susan Twining, Chief Land Use Policy Adviser for the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) and Dr Andrew Clark, Director of Policy at the National Farmers’ Union. They will hear evidence about land use and planning issues, primarily for farming and agriculture.


Meeting details

At 3:30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Chief Land Use Policy Adviser at Country Land and Business Association (CLA)
At 4:15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
NFU Director of Policy at National Farmers Union (NFU)
At 5:00pm: Private discussion
Inquiry Land Use in England

Possible Questions Include:

  • What will be the main impacts of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan on Land Use in England and Food Security?  
  • How are Environmental Land Management Schemes affecting farmers and Landowners?  
  • How would having a unified spatial framework at different scales help to encourage restoration of biodiversity?
  • What challenges and opportunities do the current government housing targets and levelling up agenda present for rural and farming communities?  

Further Information 


Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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