The future for food, farming and the environment Contents


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Published: 6 June 2018