Brexit & UK Agriculture Policy

AGRICULTURAL LAW ASSOCIATION CONSULTATION RESPONSES:

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DEFRA: Health & Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit – 3 May 2018

DAERA: Northern Ireland Future Agricultural Policy Stakeholder Framework – 10 October 2018

WELSH GOVERNMENT: Brexit and our land – Securing the future of Welsh farming – 30 October 2018

WELSH GOVERNMENT: Sustainable Farming and our land – 30 October 2019

LEGISLATION AND RELEVANT DOCUMENTS:

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European Communities Act 1972

House of Commons Env. Audit Committee – The Future of the Natural Environment after the EU Referendum Report – 4 January 2017

HM Government – The United Kingdom’s Exit from and partnership with the EU – February 2017

Dept. for Exiting the EU – Legislating for the UK’s Withdrawal from the EU – March 2017

National Assembly of Wales Climate Change Env and Rural Affairs Committee – The Future of land management in Wales – March 2017

European Council – Article 50 Guidelines – 29 April 2017

House of Lords EU Committee – Brexit – Agriculture Report – 3 May 2017

House of Lords EU Committee – Brexit – Devolution Report – 19 July 2017

The Rt. Hon Michael Gove MP – The Unfrozen Moment – Delivering a Green Brexit 21 July 2017 Speech

House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee – Brexit and the Labour Market – 21 July 2017

House of Lords EU Committee – Brexit – Farm Animal Welfare Report – 25 July 2017

Farming Industry Joint Statement – August 2017

House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution – European Union (Withdrawal) Bill – Interim Report – 7 September 2017

Natural Capital Committee – Advice on 25-year Environment Plan-27 September 2017

European Council – Article 50 Guidelines – 2nd Phase – 15 December 2017

HM Government – 25 Year Environment Plan – 11 January 2018

HM Government – Future for Food, Farming & the Environment in a Green Brexit – Consultation Documents – 27 February 2018

HM Government – Environmental Principles and Governance after EU Exit – Consultation Documents – 10 May 2018

Scottish Government – Stability and Simplicity: proposals for rural funding transition period – 20 June 2018

European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 – 26 June 2018

Welsh Government – Brexit and our land: Securing the future of Welsh farming – 10 July 2018

Farm Inspection & Regulation review – Interim Report – 12 July 2018 (independent review commissioned by HM Government)

DAERA: Northern Ireland Future Agricultural Policy Framework – Stakeholder Consultation – 1 August 2018

Delegated Powers Memorandum from DEFRA to the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee – 12 September 2018

DEFRA – Agricultural tenancy consultation and call for evidence on mortgage restrictions and repossession protections for agricultural land – 9 April 2019

House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee – Scrutiny of the Draft Environment (Principles & Governance) Bill – 24 April 2019

Agriculture Bill – 16 January 2020

Agriculture Bill – Explanatory Notes – 16 January 2020

Environment Bill – 30 January 2020

Direct Payment to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Act 2020 – 30 January 2020

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