EFRA Committee BREXIT – Trade in Food 2nd evidence session – cereals and horticulture


EFRA Committee Announcement: Brexit – Trade in Food second evidence session, 15 November 2017 (cereals and horticulture)

Date: 9 November 2017 at 16:08:31 GMT

 

House of Commons

 

Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee

 

For immediate release: 9 November 2017

 

EVIDENCE HEARING: Brexit – Trade in Food

 

Wednesday 15 November 2017 at 2.45 pm, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

 

The Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee holds its second evidence session on Brexit – Trade in Food. Watch it online at Parliament TV.

 

Witnesses:

 

At 2.45 pm

  • Sian Thomas, Communications Manager, Fresh Produce Consortium
  • Raoul Curtis-Machin, Director of Horticulture, Horticultural Trades Association
  • Nick Marston, Chairman, British Summer Fruits

 

At 3.45 pm

  • Sarah Mukherjee, Chief Executive, Crop Protection Association
  • Dr Martin Grantley-Smith, Strategy Director Cereals & Oilseeds, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
  • Michael Hambly, Chairman, NFU Crops Board

 

In this second oral evidence session of the Committee’s inquiry into Brexit – Trade in Food, two panels of witnesses representing key producer organisations and trade bodies will address the opportunities and challenges for the cereals and horticultural industry. The aim of the session is to set out key trade issues and options in light of Brexit, specific to each sector, at present and going forward.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION:

 

Committee Membership: http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/environment-food-and-rural-affairs-committee/membership/  

 

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Inquiry pagehttp://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/environment-food-and-rural-affairs-committee/inquiries/parliament-2017/brexit-trade-food-17-19/

 

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