APPG for Farming announces inquiry at Summer Reception

APPG for Farming announces inquiry at Summer Reception

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Farming officially announced it will be launching an inquiry on how farmers can contribute to the public good while continuing to ensure profitability in food production, at its Summer Reception in Parliament on Monday 25th June. The Reception, hosted by APPG Chair Julian Sturdy MP, presented a valuable opportunity for APPG members to discuss key issues facing the sector, such as the importance of protecting UK agriculture, particularly after Brexit; maintaining high standards of food production in the UK; and giving the whole industry a strong voice in Parliament. A range of cross-party MPs including Colin Clark, Alistair Carmichael, Ian Paisley, David Warburton and Mims Davies attended the event, alongside APPG members including: the Livestock Auctioneers’ Association, the National Office of Animal Health, the National Sheep Association, the National Trust and the British Poultry Council. All those in attendance welcomed the announcement of the inquiry, as too did third parties such as the Environment Agency. The...
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