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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Public Sector (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: Defra mandates certain food and catering standards to encourage the provision of higher quality and nutritious foods, accounting for dietary advice from Public Health England (PHE). Defra continues to support other departments and institutions, such as NHS trusts and schools, in their efforts to provide the relevant information and mechanisms to inform appropriate arrangements regarding...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare: Sentencing (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: Sentencing is a matter for the courts, which are independent from the Government. When deciding what sentence to impose the courts take into account the circumstances of the offence and any mitigating and aggravating factors, in line with the sentencing guidelines which are published by the independent Sentencing Council for England and Wales. The guidelines are intended to promote greater...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Domestic Animals: Animal Welfare (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: Under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 it is an offence to cause any unnecessary suffering to an animal or to fail to provide for its welfare needs. Under the Act, anyone can take forward a prosecution if they consider that they have the necessary evidence. Around 800 people are successfully prosecuted each year for causing unnecessary suffering to an animal. The maximum penalty for causing...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Apprentices (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: As of 31 December 2019, there were 72 apprentices in Defra. This is 1.4% of the total staff employed in the department. Data regarding the number of apprentices in each Government department is published yearly as part of routine Government transparency. The most recent report was published in September last year, covering the 2018-19 financial year, and can be found on the GOV.UK website:...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Electronic Training Aids (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: The Government remains committed to banning the use of certain types of electronic training collars for dogs. We will introduce the necessary legislation to implement the ban as soon as Parliamentary time allows.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: Vaccination (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: Where considered appropriate by a vet and farmer, vaccination has a role to play in preventing diseases in livestock. We know that the majority of farmers have animal health plans and good biosecurity measures in place, but there is a clear opportunity to go further. We are working with industry and veterinary representatives to develop practical actions to help reduce the impact of endemic...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: Disease Control (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: Improving animal health through addressing endemic diseases will improve the welfare of livestock and reduce the need to use antibiotics. It can also significantly improve productivity on farm; endemic livestock diseases are estimated to cost the English livestock industry between £290 million and £710 million per year. Improving animal health will contribute to the UK five-year action plan...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: Disease Control (3 Feb 2020)

George Eustice: While the initial cases of coronavirus may have been through contact with wildlife in China, this is now a human to human transmission cycle and there is no evidence for the infection in livestock in any affected country. We continue to monitor the situation. The Agriculture Bill was introduced to Parliament on 16 January. The Bill gives the Secretary of State the power to make payments to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Dogs: Meat (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: The Government shares the public’s high regard for animal welfare, including the welfare of dogs and we are committed to making the UK a world leader in protection of animals as we leave the EU. The Government has made wide ranging commitments on animal welfare. Whilst the Government has not held any direct discussions with other governments or animal welfare organisations since the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fishing Catches: Computer Software (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: The app was tested with seven vessels during the development phase in early September 2019. This was followed by a soft-launch testing exercise with 17 further vessels which successfully completed more than 100 fishing trips. The development phase met the service standards set by the Government Digital Services. To date all over 5.9 metre vessels have been invited to join the catch...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Imports (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: According to Defra analysis of HM Revenue & Customs overseas trade statistics, UK imports in the last three years were as follows: Beef & veal and beef products: 2016 2017 2018 Tonnes 340,000 360,000 360,000 Value £1.2bn £1.3bn £1.4bn The Irish Republic was the top import market for beef and veal, with 700,000 tonnes worth £2.6 billion over the three years. Second...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Imports (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Data at the level of detail requested is not available. According to Defra analysis of HM Revenue & Customs regional trade statistics, UK imports by region over the last three years (2016 to 2018) were as follows: Meat and meat preparations: UK region Import value (16-18) Share of imports England £16bn 81% Wales £378m 1.9% Scotland £532m 2.7% Northern Ireland...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Exports (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: According to Defra analysis of HM Revenue & Customs overseas trade statistics, UK exports in the last three years were as follows: Beef & veal and beef products: 2016 2017 2018 Tonnes 120,000 110,000 120,000 Value £393m £440m £474m The Irish Republic was the top export market for beef and veal, with 120,000 tonnes worth £426 million over the three years. Second was...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Beef: Sub-Saharan Africa (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Defra has published experimental statistics which estimate imported greenhouse gas emissions compared with emissions from domestic production. Emissions from beef cattle are predominantly methane (CH4) from enteric fermentation. Methane emissions from beef cattle depend on species, pasture types, feed type, and animal weight amongst other factors. This data is not routinely published for...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Beef: Imports (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Any future trade agreements must work for consumers, farmers, and businesses. Leaving the EU presents fantastic new trading opportunities for British food, which is world renowned for its quality and high standards on safety, animal welfare and environmental protection. UK success in the global marketplace depends on us continuing to maintain this reputation, competing at the top of the value...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Migrant Workers (30 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: The information requested at this level of detail is not held by Defra. However, we can provide information taken from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Annual Population Survey which shows the number of EU/European Economic Area (EEA) nationals working permanently in the agricultural sector for the whole of the UK. These figures will not include seasonal workers living in communal or...

Homelessness (29 Jan 2020)

...Greenwood Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Fabian Hamilton Claire Hanna Neale Hanvey Emma Hardy Carolyn Harris Helen Hayes John Healey Mike Hill Meg Hillier Sharon Hodgson Rachel Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Kim Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Kevan Jones Ruth Jones Sarah Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall...

Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Bill - Second Reading (and remaining stages) (29 Jan 2020)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...the remaining claims and releasing payments as soon as possible. On the issues that the noble Baroness, Lady Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville, raised, my colleague the Minister of State, George Eustice, has had meetings with the RPA’s chief executive. There have been considerable improvements over the past 18 months, but I and they are very conscious that we need to improve the position...

Bovine TB: Compensation (29 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: It is a real pleasure to respond to my hon. Friend the Member for St Ives (Derek Thomas), who represents a neighbouring constituency. I am very familiar with many of the farmers in his constituency, and I am aware of the abattoir he mentioned. Bovine TB is the most pressing animal health problem in the UK. Although the recent statistics show an encouraging decline in TB incidence and...

Policing and Crime (29 Jan 2020)

...Nia Griffith Andrew Gwynne Louise Haigh Fabian Hamilton Claire Hanna Emma Hardy Carolyn Harris Helen Hayes John Healey Drew Hendry Mike Hill Meg Hillier Wera Hobhouse Sharon Hodgson Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Kim Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Kevan Jones Ruth Jones Sarah Jones Mike Kane Barbara Keeley Liz Kendall...


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