The future for food, farming and the environment Contents

Witnesses

The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 14 March 2018

Guy Smith, Deputy President, National Farmers Union; Tim Breitmeyer, President, Country Land and Business Association; George Dunn, Chief Executive, Tenant Farmers Association

Q1–57

Richard Hebditch, Government Affairs Director, National Trust; Tom Lancaster, Principal Policy Officer for Land Use, Royal Society for Protection of Birds; Arlin Rickard, Chief Executive, The Rivers Trust; Ellie Brodie, Senior Policy Manager, The Wildlife Trusts

Q58–86

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Dr Ben Caldecott, Senior Associate Fellow, Bright Blue; Angela Francis, Chief Economist, Green Alliance; Michael Taylor, Economics Research Fellow, Policy Exchange

Q87–152

Tim Bennett, Chairman, Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock; Fraser Black, Chief Executive Officer, Crop Health and Protection; Professor Simon Blackmore, Head of Robotic Agriculture, Harper Adams University; Tom Hind, Chief Strategy Officer, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

Q153–192

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Professor Janet Dwyer, Professor of Rural Policy, University of Gloucestershire and Director of Countryside and Community Research Institute; Phil Stocker, Chief Executive, National Sheep Association; Jilly Greed, co-founder, Ladies in Beef; Peter Dawson, Policy and Sustainability Director, Dairy UK

Q193–248

Peter Stevenson, Chief Policy Advisor, Compassion in World Farming; Vicki Hird, Sustainable Farming Campaign Co-ordinator, Sustain; Professor Tim Lang, Centre for Food Policy, City University; Helen Browning, Chief Executive, Soil Association

Q249–289

Wednesday 2 May 2018

George Eustice MP, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Guy Horsington, Deputy Director for Future Farming Policy and the Agriculture Bill, Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Q290–366





Published: 6 June 2018