The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum



1 Introduction

Terms of reference

2 International Issues

International Trade and Competition

Links with Europe

Research collaboration

Research funding

European biodiversity context

Border issues

Overseas territories

3 Legislative Issues

Current legislative arrangements

Transposition into UK law

Governance and enforcement

Devolution and the overseas territories

4 Financial Issues

Targeting of funding

Current arrangements

The balance of support

Integration of agriculture and the natural environment

The scale of need

Payment by results

Supporting innovation



UK Overseas Territories

5 A way forward

Defining objectives

Providing certainty

25 year plans

6 Recommendations

Annex: Context for decision making

Environmental Context

The influence of agriculture on biodiversity

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

21 December 2016