The future for food, farming and the environment Contents


1 Background

Defra’s consultation paper: Health and Harmony

Our inquiry

2 Leaving the Common Agricultural Policy

Impact of the withdrawal of Direct Payments

Tenant farmers

Livestock farmers

Cereals and cropping

Dairy farms


Levels of future funding

The agricultural transition

3 Increasing farm competitiveness



Technology and innovation

Skills and training

4 Public money for public goods

What public goods should be supported?

Animal health and welfare

Public health and healthy food

Coordination of the new environmental land management system

Piloting the new system

The role of regulation

5 Trade and labelling

6 Devolution


Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Published: 6 June 2018