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Agriculture Bill 2017-19

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
Michael Gove
Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

Last event

  • 1st reading: House of Commons 1st reading: House of Commons (no debate) | 12.09.2018

Next event

  • 2nd reading: House of Commons 2nd reading: House of Commons | 10.10.2018

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 266 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version 12.09.2018

Latest news on the Agriculture Bill 2017-19

The Agriculture Bill is a public bill presented to Parliament by the Government.

The Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Wednesday 12 September 2018. This stage is formal and takes place without any debate.

What happens next?

MPs will next consider the Bill at Second Reading on Wednesday 10 October 2018.

 

Additional information

Summary of the Agriculture Bill 2017-19

A Bill To authorise new expenditure for certain agricultural and other purposes; to make provision about direct payments during an agricultural transition period following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union; to make provision about the acquisition and use of information connected with food supply chains; to confer power to respond to exceptional market conditions affecting agricultural markets; to confer power to modify retained direct EU legislation relating to agricultural and rural development payments and public market intervention and private storage aid; to make provision about marketing standards and the classification of carcasses; to make provision for the recognition of associations of agricultural producers which may benefit from certain exemptions from competition law; to confer power to make regulations about contracts for the purchase of agricultural products from agricultural producers and securing compliance with the WTO Agreement on Agriculture; and for connected purposes.

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