Brexit: Food Security - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:50 pm on 23rd October 2018.

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Photo of Lord Cameron of Dillington Lord Cameron of Dillington Crossbench 2:50 pm, 23rd October 2018

My Lords, would it not be possible for the Government to set themselves a target bracket of nutritional self-sufficiency which ensures we are neither too dependent on imports nor, at the other end of the scale, too dependent on our own productive capabilities and our own unpredictable weather? Such a bracket would be very useful as a target for the Government.