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

Land Use in England Committee
Land Use in England

Monday 13 June 2022

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


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Lords Land Use Committee hears evidence on carbon markets and the future of food production

The Committee holds two more evidence sessions as part of its ongoing inquiry into land use in England. In the fourteenth session, the committee will hear evidence on carbon and environmental markets from David Robertson, Director of Investment and Business Development at Scottish Woodland Ltd., Andrew Sowerby, Regional Manager at Pryor & Rickett Silviculture, and David Young, Senior Fellow at Broadway Initiative. In its fifteenth session the committee will hear evidence on the future of food production from Matt Chlebek, Founder and Chief Agronomist at Harvest Farms, Ross Tucker, Founder at Ivy Farm and James Woodward, Sustainable Farming Officer at Sustain

Meeting details

At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Director of Investment and Business Development at Scottish Woodlands Ltd
Regional Manager - West at Pryor and Ricketts Sylviculture
Senior Fellow at Broadway Initiative
At 4.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Founder and Chief Agronomist at Harvest Farms Ltd.
Founder at Ivy Farm
Sustainable Farming Officer at Sustain

Possible Questions Include: 

  • What is your assessment of the current state of the carbon and private sector environment markets in England and what are the priorities for improvement? 
  • How does the state of carbon and environmental markets differ in Scotland and Wales and what lessons might be learned in England from the regulatory frameworks and incentives in place in the devolved nations?  
  • What impact do you think Government policies to address climate and biodiversity crises will have on national food security?  
  • What skills and resources are needed to manage changing land needs for food production?  

Further Information 

 

Location

Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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