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Leaving the EU: Farming

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2nd March 2017.

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Photo of Andrea Leadsom Andrea Leadsom The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 12:00 am, 2nd March 2017

We are working very hard right across Government to make sure that we get the best possible deal on market access for our agri-food sector when we leave the EU. There are huge global opportunities for Staffordshire farmers and food producers, and later today I will visit Harper Adams University in neighbouring Shropshire and the chamber of agriculture to hear from the next generation, as well as current farmers, about how we can seize those opportunities.