Agriculture Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:54 pm on 10th October 2018.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Chair, Environmental Audit Committee 2:54 pm, 10th October 2018

The hon. Lady is a true soil evangelist, but the Government have already signed up to a target in the Paris agreement to increase soil carbon content by four parts per 1,000 every year in order to sequester more carbon into our soil. Does the hon. Lady agree that that is a public good that should be funded and subsidised through the Bill?