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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Vaccination (5 Feb 2016)

George Eustice: ...expected to be affected by the current supply issue. The Government is continuing to take strong action to deliver a long-term plan to eradicate the disease and protect the future of the UK’s dairy and beef industries. The comprehensive strategy includes strengthening cattle testing and movement controls, improving biosecurity on farm and when trading, and badger control in areas...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Food Produce and Meat: All-island Label (2 Feb 2016)

Michelle O'Neill: ...want of trying by me. Given that we have DEFRA and the European Commissioner on board, it is unfortunate that Minister Coveney has not got on board and shown leadership with me in assisting the industry to deliver an all-island label. The island-of-Ireland food label that I referred to in the initial answer would solve the issue for the beef sector and other sectors that are impacted as...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (2 Feb 2016)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: Go raibh maith agat. Mo bhuíochas fosta leis an Aire as an fhreagra sin. Minister, you have been a formidable advocate and battler for the fishing industry and the dairy industry, but what can you do to oppose the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership as a Minister in this small part of the world?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control (1 Feb 2016)

George Eustice: ...the taxpayer £1 billion over the next decade if we do not take rigorous action now. The Government is delivering a comprehensive strategy to eradicate the disease and protect the future of our dairy and beef industries. This includes strengthening cattle testing and movement controls, improving biosecurity, and badger control in areas where TB is rife. To date, Defra has spent the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pigs (1 Feb 2016)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...support through our reforms to tax averaging. We also supported the activation of private storage aid on 4 January to remove pigmeat temporarily from the EU market. We are working with the industry to open up new market opportunities at home and abroad. China offers huge potential for the future of the food and farming industry. Since 2010, British food and drink exports to China have...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Torridge and West Devon (29 Jan 2016)

George Eustice: As outlined in a Written Ministerial Statement on 17 December 2015, the Government is taking strong action to deliver a long-term plan to eradicate the disease and protect the future of the UK’s dairy and beef industries. The comprehensive strategy includes strengthening cattle testing and movement controls, improving biosecurity on farm and when trading, and badger control in areas...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Milk: Prices (29 Jan 2016)

George Eustice: We support the farming industry by reducing red tape, funding research to foster innovation, extending the tax averaging period for self-employed farmers and working to open up new export markets. To provide some relief to hard-pressed farmers we secured a £26.6m aid package for the UK from the European Commission – the third largest of all Member States. Dairy farmers across the...

Basic Payment Scheme — [Mr Clive Betts in the Chair] (28 Jan 2016)

George Eustice: ...—a number of hon. Members have discussed this—the importance of these payments to farmers, particularly in a year when farmers have suffered low commodity prices and when sectors, such as the dairy industry in particular, have been in the doldrums and suffering severe difficulties. I will begin by agreeing with the hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Ian Blackford), who...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Budget 2016-17 (19 Jan 2016)

Oliver McMullan: ...Down, the Forest Service to Fermanagh, and the Rivers Agency to the Loughry Campus. Single farm payments, as has already been said by the Chair of the Committee, are the lifeblood of the farming industry, and without them farm businesses and, indeed, community businesses that supply farms, would simply cease trading. The Minister inaugurated public meetings across the Six Counties in...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Milk: Prices (19 Jan 2016)

George Eustice: ...relationship between milk processors, such as Meadow Foods, and its farmers. I have written to Meadow Foods to ask how it manages its relationship with farmers and to encourage it to sign up to the dairy industry code of best practice on contractual arrangements.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Renewable Energy (12 Jan 2016)

Michelle O'Neill: ...farm businesses. To assist with that process, the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) development services provide guidance and training on energy efficiency through its industry training programme that involves workshops and events, such as the Practical On-farm Renewable Energy events, which have been delivered annually since 2010. Over the past several years,...

Food Security — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (6 Jan 2016)

George Eustice: ...Farmers Union, and in the autumn I had the pleasure of speaking at a village called Madron in his constituency, which ran a series of events on the future of farming. I worked in the farming industry for 10 years. I care deeply about the industry, and the Government value the role of agriculture and our food industry because it is the biggest industry in the country. Food manufacturing is...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dairy Farming (23 Dec 2015)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: I recognise that the issue of large-scale dairy farming has sparked considerable debate because of its perceived impact on the environment, the welfare of cows and the potential impact on small dairy farms. The UK’s animal welfare and environmental standards are among the highest in the world. All operational livestock farms must comply with relevant UK law, including comprehensive...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Topical Questions (17 Dec 2015)

Jeremy Lefroy: ...of State’s emphasis on the promotion of British food here and around the world. When I try to buy lactose-free milk, I notice that it all comes from Denmark. Will she ensure that the British dairy industry gets a grip on this and starts to produce lactose-free milk for what is probably the biggest market in Europe?

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine TB (17 Dec 2015)

Elizabeth Truss: ...2019. Badger control operations in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Dorset were all successful in meeting their targets. The UK Chief Veterinary Officer’s advice is that the results show that industry-led badger control can deliver the level of effectiveness required to be confident of achieving disease control benefits. As part of our strategy the Government wants to see badger...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dairy Farming (1 Dec 2015)

George Eustice: The Government understands that many dairy farmers currently find themselves in a difficult position. We hope the recently announced EU support package we secured will offer some relief while we continue to pursue a host of additional measures, such as the creation of a futures market for dairy and better branding and labelling in supermarkets. 81% of dairy farmers across the UK have now...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: UN Climate Change Conference 2015 (30 Nov 2015)

William Irwin: .... At times, action to reduce greenhouse gases has been an amusing debate in agriculture circles. Everyone is familiar with the fragrant smells of the farm wafting over our countryside. As a dairy farmer, I know that there is a particular focus on the output of methane from cows in milk production, and statistics reveal dairy production to be a key contributor to greenhouse gases. There...

[Mr Fabian Hamilton in the Chair] — Sugary Drinks Tax (30 Nov 2015)

Rupa Huq: ...in Jamie Oliver’s own restaurants there is a 10p levy on fizzy drinks. On the one hand we have campaign groups and medical professionals, but on the other hand there is the argument about the nanny state. Many hon. Members have said that the solution is severalfold. The food and drink industries need to act more responsibly—they are the main lobbyists against the sugar...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: Prices (27 Nov 2015)

George Eustice: We are part of a single market across Europe and as such we should not dictate what a fair price is for farmers and consumers. We support the farming industry by reducing red tape, funding research to foster innovation, extending the tax averaging period for self-employed farmers and working to open up new export markets. In recognition of the difficulties faced by Northern Irish dairy...


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