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Agriculture Bill 2019-21

Type of Bill:
Government Bill
Sponsor:
George Eustice
Department for 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

Next event

  • Report stage: House of Commons Report stage: House of Commons | Date to be announced

Latest Bill

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 106 2019-21, as amended in Committee | PDF version 06.03.2020

Latest news on the Agriculture Bill 2019-21

The Public Bill Committee has now completed its work and has reported the Bill with amendments to the House, and is no longer able to receive written evidence.

What happens next? 

The Bill is now due to have its report stage and third reading on a date to be announced. Amendments can be made to the Bill at Report Stage. Amendments to be considered are selected by the Speaker.

Certain parts of this Bill have been certified by the Speaker as relating exclusively to England and England and Wales, so the English votes for English laws’ procedure will apply to it in the House of Commons.

Additional information

 

Summary of the Agriculture Bill 2019-21

A Bill to authorise expenditure for certain agricultural and other purposes; to make provision about direct payments following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union and about payments in response 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 reports on food security; to make provision about the acquisition and use of information connected with food supply chains; to confer powers to make regulations about the imposition of obligations on business purchasers of agricultural products, marketing standards, organic products 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 make provision about fertilisers; to make provision about the identification and traceability of animals; to make provision about red meat levy in Great Britain; to make provision about agricultural
tenancies; to confer power to make regulations about securing compliance with the WTO Agreement on Agriculture; and for connected purposes.

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