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House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Agriculture Bill 2017-19

Here you can browse the record of the public proceedings of the House of Commons Public Bill Committee on the Agriculture Bill.

Committee members and staff



  • Kenneth Fox
  • Anwen Rees 



Reports of Proceedings

Full transcripts of the Public Bill Committee meetings.

Proceeding Date
Committee Debate: 14th sitting | PDF version 20.11.2018
Committee Debate: 13th sitting | PDF version 20.11.2018
Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far (PDF) 20.11.2018
Committee Debate: 12th sitting | PDF version 15.11.2018
Committee Debate: 11th sitting | PDF version 15.11.2018
Committee Debate: 10th sitting | PDF version 13.11.2018
Committee Debate: 9th sitting | PDF version 13.11.2018
Committee Debate: 8th sitting | PDF version 01.11.2018
Committee Debate: 7th sitting | PDF version 01.11.2018
Committee Debate: 6th sitting | PDF version 30.10.2018
Committee Debate: 5th sitting | PDF version 30.10.2018
Committee Debate: 4th sitting | PDF version 25.10.2018
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting | PDF version 25.10.2018
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting | PDF version 23.10.2018
Committee Debate: 1st sitting | PDF version 23.10.2018

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

Written evidence Date
Written Evidence: Royal Town Planning Institute (AB67) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) (AB68) (PDF) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: Fresh Produce Consortium (AB69) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: Academics and farmers from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and the Land Workers’ Alliance (AB70) (PDF) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: British Horse Society (AB71) (PDF) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) (AB72) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (AB73) (PDF) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: Paul Gingell (AB74) 21.11.2018
Written Evidence: Shropshire's Great Outdoors Strategy Board (AB75) (PDF) 21.11.2018
Written evidence: LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) (AB65) (PDF) 16.11.2018
Written evidence: LARA (the Motoring Organisations' Land Access and Recreation Association (AB66) 16.11.2018
Written evidence: NFU Scotland (supplementary) (AB19(a)) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Sustain (further written evidence) (AB41(a)) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Cornwall Council (AB47) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Dr Stuart Calimport (AB48) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Joss Hibbs (AB49) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Dr Nigel Maxted (AB50) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Mrs K C Haslam (AB51) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol (AB52) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Walkers are Welcome CIC (AB53) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Tenant Farmers Association (Supplementary) (AB54) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Soil Association (AB55) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Claudine Russell (AB56) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Philip Morton (AB57) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Nature Friendly Farming Network (AB58) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Sunderland City Council (AB59) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: NFU Cymru (AB60) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Cornwall Countryside Access Forum (CCAF) (AB61) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon (AB62) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Friends of the Earth (AB63) 13.11.2018
Written evidence: Co-operatives UK (AB64) (PDF) 13.11.2018
Written Evidence: City of London Corporation (AB44) 02.11.2018
Written Evidence: EcoNexus (AB45) 02.11.2018
Written Evidence: British Poultry Council (AB46) (PDF) 02.11.2018
Written Evidence: WWF-UK (AB29) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: National Parks England (AB30) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Judith Smart (AB31) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: The Wildlife Trusts (AB32) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Mrs Rachel Thompson MBE (AB33) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Scottish Land and Estates (AB34) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Greener UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link (AB35) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Horse Access Campaign UK (HAC UK) (AB36) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Julie Main (AB37) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Axbridge Bridleways Association (AB38) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: The Open Spaces Society (AB39) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: The Woodland Trust (AB40) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Sustain (AB41) (PDF) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Worcestershire Bridleways and Rider’s Association (AB42) 31.10.2018
Written Evidence: Agricultural Christian Fellowship (AB43) 31.10.2018
Written evidence: NFU (further written submission) (AB21) 25.10.2018
Written evidence: Which? (AB22) 25.10.2018
Written evidence: Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) (AB23) (PDF) 25.10.2018
Written evidence: Brian Worrell (AB24) 25.10.2018
Written evidence: National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) (AB25) 25.10.2018
Written evidence: UK Pesticides Campaign (AB26) 25.10.2018
Written evidence: the Ramblers (AB27) 25.10.2018
Written evidence: Richard Bruce (AB28) 25.10.2018
Written Evidence: John Greenshields (AB01) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Sophie Hyde (AB02) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Kathy Keeley (AB03) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Sustainable Food Trust (AB04) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Arla Foods UK (AB05) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Countryside Alliance (AB06) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Dawn Grocock (AB07) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: RSPCA (AB08) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Shaun Leavey OBE FRAgS (AB09) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Tenant Farmers Association (AB10) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: British Veterinary Association (BVA) (AB11) (PDF) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Dairy UK (AB12) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Mrs Catriona Cook MBE (AB13) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: The Trails Trust (TTT) (AB14) (PDF) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Mid & West Berks Local Access Forum (AB15) (PDF) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Farmwel (AB16) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: Anglian Water (AB17) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: The Landworkers Alliance (AB18) (PDF) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: NFU Scotland (AB19) (PDF) 24.10.2018
Written Evidence: NFU (AB20) 24.10.2018

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