I want to write to Lord Gardiner of Kimble

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Rural Economy (Rural Economy Committee Report) - Motion to Take Note (8 Oct 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...national quality of life. That is why the Government are committed to supporting vibrant rural economies and the businesses that are at the beating heart of our rural economy. I have not mentioned Brexit, candidly because your Lordships have had many discussions about Brexit, this week and before, and I am sure they will continue. As a farmer, I am well aware of the challenges and of what...

Trade in Animals and Animal Products (Legislative Functions) and Veterinary Surgeons (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (7 Oct 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...that the Commission sees our bona fides in adopting all the law which it has adopted since we went through the exercise of seeking a listing earlier in the year. As I have said, the majority of the Brexit SIs are needed whether we leave with or without a deal. If they are no longer needed on exit day, they will be deferred until the end of a transition period. There have been many...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection (2 Oct 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...to leave the natural environment in a better state than we inherited it. We have no intention of weakening our current environmental protections as we leave the EU. We will deliver a Green Brexit, where environmental standards are not only maintained but enhanced. The UK has world leading standards of food safety and quality, backed by a rigorous legislative framework. We will maintain...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection (2 Oct 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...to leave the natural environment in a better state than we inherited it. We have no intention of weakening our current environmental protections as we leave the EU. We will deliver a Green Brexit, where environmental standards are not only maintained but enhanced. The UK has world leading standards of food safety and quality, backed by a rigorous legislative framework. We will maintain...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Veterinary Medicine: Migrant Workers (9 Jul 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: In the event of a no-deal Brexit, overseas vets already registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) or in the process of registering by 30 October 2019 will continue to have their qualifications recognised. Government has legislated to ensure that new vets wishing to work here can also register with the RCVS if their qualification meets the required equivalent standards....

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Subsidies (14 Jun 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...are being used to inform our policies on future farm support. The Government published its policy response on 14 September setting out a future for food, farming and the environment in a green Brexit, together with reports on its analysis of the impacts of removing direct payments and economic rationales for future government intervention. The Government’s assessment was to adopt a...

Trade in Animals and Related Products (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (13 May 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...—the UK Government and, I think, the Irish and French racing interests as well—that what we had was of value, and we need to see how we can work. This is why the British Thoroughbred Industries Brexit Steering Group is collaborating with Defra officials. We absolutely need to see what we can do for a very important part of the rural economies of the Republic and our country. The noble...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (29 Apr 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) from 10 to 25. The full list can be found on the Government’s website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/trading-cites-listed-species-thr ough-uk-ports-and-airports-after-brexit. The increase in the number of CITES designated ports is one part of the Government’s wider strategy to ensure that we are able to respond to a significant increase in demand for CITES...

REACH etc. (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (26 Mar 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ..., we have to do the responsible thing. Indeed, his committee considered how we deal with all scenarios. The noble Lord, Lord Teverson, also asked how many UK companies have taken advantage of the Brexit window. I do not have any details from the ECHA on that, but if I receive any further information, I will make sure it is passed to the noble Lord. The noble Lord, Lord Fox, mentioned the...

Environment (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (12 Feb 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...to say that that area is not what this statutory instrument is about. I can say that we will bring forward measures so that there is no gap in environmental governance in the event of a no-deal Brexit. We fully realise that the independent environmental body will not be complete; we have to have primary legislation for that. But I can say—I hope it provides some reassurance—that once...

Brexit: Agriculture - Question (14 Jan 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: My Lords, I repeat that the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement will ensure there are no hard barriers on the day we leave the European Union. I agree with all the farming unions. That is what the Government are working on: to get a deal that ensures frictionless and tariff-less trade. If it were to come to no deal, clearly there would have to be discussions about how these matters could be...

Brexit: Agriculture - Question (14 Jan 2019)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ..., my right honourable friend made a number of very important observations about the future of farming at the Oxford Farming Conference, not only in the long term but in the short term because of Brexit. In his words, he agrees that the deal before the other place is not perfect, but let us not put perfection in the way of the good. That is why he actively supports the deal.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Migrant Workers (28 Dec 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: It is a priority of this Government to enable an innovative, productive and competitive food supply chain, which invests in its people and skills. Defra is engaging actively with the Brexit Livestock Group, which was set up in early 2017 to provide a forum in which to discuss issues common to the livestock sector as a whole. Defra understands the importance of labour in supporting a...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pets: Travel (14 Nov 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: On 6 November 2018 Defra released updated guidance on pet travel to Europe after Brexit which advised pet owners to contact their vet at least four months before travel – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pet-travel-to-europe-after-brexi t This information was issued to the public in a press release statement, as well as being placed on GOV.UK and sent out to pet carriers and other key...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horse Racing (31 Oct 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: .... We are also putting in place contingency arrangements in the event of a no-deal outcome, as referenced in the recently published DExEU technical notice “Taking horses abroad if there’s no Brexit deal”.

Brexit: Food Security - Question (23 Oct 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: My Lords, there will not be food shortages because of Brexit. Our food industry in this country is very sophisticated, with plenty of experience and mechanisms around the world to source foods. I am surprised by the noble Baroness’s question. In truth, that is why we have, and are recorded to have, this resilience in food supply. We will not have food shortages. We already produce a very...

Sustainable Fisheries for Future Generations - Statement (4 Jul 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...any trial would have to ensure that the system’s operation was consistent with our commitment to sustainable fishing. Over the past year, this Government have explained how we can deliver a green Brexit—a suite of measures that replaces the existing common agricultural and common fisheries policies with new approaches that better serve both our economy and the environment. Alongside...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock Industry (2 Jul 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: We have strong relationships with representatives from the livestock sector. There are monthly meetings between officials and representatives of the livestock sectors in the Brexit Livestock Group. Ministers also have regular dialogue with industry representatives about future agriculture policy including most recently through a programme of meeting at agricultural shows across the country.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Finance (28 Jun 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: Defra’s consultation document ‘Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit’ invited views on proposals for future agriculture policy in England. The consultation, which closed on 8 May, sought the views of those in the industry – including the farming unions – on our proposals to make sure future policies reflect the reality of life...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture (14 Jun 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: Over 44,000 responses have been received to the government’s consultation “Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit”, which closed on 8 May 2018. Responses were received from a wide range of stakeholders including farmers, environmental and food and farming related organisations, and the general public. All responses are being analysed and a...


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