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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Land Use in England

Land Use in England Committee
Land Use in England

Monday 4 April 2022

Start times: 3.00pm (private) 3.30pm (public)

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Lords Land Use Committee hears from the FFCC, RSPB, the Wildlife Trust and WWF

The Land Use Committee holds two public evidence sessions. In the first session, the committee hears from Dame Fiona Reynolds, Sue Prichard and Dr Alison Caffyn from the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission. In the second session, Tom Lancaster from the RSPB, Elliot Chapman-Jones from the Wildlife Trust and Alec Taylor from WWF UK, will give evidence on how the targets for nature and biodiversity should be integrated into a wider land use strategy.

Meeting details

At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Senior Researcher at Food, Farming and Countryside Commission
Chief Executive at Food, Farming and Countryside Commission
Commissioner at Food, Farming and Countryside Commission
At 4.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Head of Land, Seas and Climate Policy at RSPB
Head of Public Affairs at Wildlife Trusts
Head of Production Policy at WWF UK
At 5.30pm: Private discussion
Inquiry Land Use in England

Possible Questions Include:

  • What will be the key drivers shaping the changing land needs for food production?
  • How can we best ensure that the right thing is being done in the right place at the right scale including delivering environmental benefits, recreation, food and livelihood?
  • Are the governments ambitions for tackling climate change, nature recovery and biodiversity realistic?
  • Is the planning system up to the task of supporting nature, delivering on biodiversity net gain and wider environmental net gains?
  • What are the key challenges and opportunities for achieving 30 by 30?

Further Information 


Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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