Chapter 1: Introduction
Figure 1: Origins of food consumed in the UK in 2016
Chapter 2: Tariffs
What are tariffs and why might they apply post-Brexit?
Box 1: Tariffs and the World Trade Organization (WTO)
What might tariffs mean for the price and availability of food?
EU MFN tariffs
Unilateral removal of tariffs
Existing trade agreements with non-EU countries
Chapter 3: Non-tariff barriers
What are non-tariff barriers and why might they apply post-Brexit?
Box 2: Rules of origin
What might non-tariff barriers mean for the price and availability of food?
Minimising the impact of non-tariff barriers
Requirements on EU countries
Chapter 4: Increasing self-sufficiency
Opportunities to increase production
Figure 2: The UK’s food production to supply ratio (self-sufficiency ratio)
Challenges to increasing production
Types of food
Access to labour
Support for the sector
Reliance on EU inputs
Chapter 5: Importing more food from non-EU countries
Opportunities to import more food from non-EU countries
Challenges to importing more food from non-EU countries
Impact on UK producers
Chapter 6: Food security for all
Summary of conclusions and recommendations
Appendix 1: List of Members and declarations of interest
Appendix 2: List of witnesses
Appendix 3: Glossary
Evidence is published online at http://www.parliament.uk/brexit-food-security and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7129 3074).
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