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Environment Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:11 pm on 28th October 2019.

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Photo of Mary Creagh Mary Creagh Chair, Environmental Audit Committee 8:11 pm, 28th October 2019

I wholeheartedly agree with the hon. Lady, and I pay tribute to the farmers in her constituency. We know how dependent their incomes are on CAP subsidies, but the Agriculture Bill, which Members spent many months debating, and the fisheries Bill were both frozen and then not carried over, so the Government are resetting the clock. There are no guarantees about what happens post-2022 and what farmers know—