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Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agricultural Products: Import Duties (21 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: After the UK leaves the EU with on 31 January 2020, we will enter a temporary implementation period which will apply until the end of December 2020. The UK will continue to import goods tariff free from within the EU and will continue to apply the EU’s Common External Tariff to goods imported from outside the EU during this period. At the end of the implementation period the Government...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Farmers: Yorkshire and the Humber (20 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Farmers currently have access to a range of support measures, including direct payments under the CAP. We have published the Agriculture Bill that sets out how we will support the industry as we leave the EU and this includes rewarding farmers for delivering public goods. We would expect farmers in Yorkshire and Humber to participate in the scheme and to be able to apply for the wider...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horse Racing: Animal Welfare (20 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Defra is keen to ensure that we uphold our high standards of animal welfare including in relation to horseracing. Irresponsible use of the whip is completely unacceptable. The British Horseracing Association (BHA) requires that whips be used responsibly and jockeys may only use the whip within certain strict rules. The BHA policy on the whip was drawn up in consultation with animal welfare...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pay (20 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: This Government is committed to paying people a decent living wage, which is being addressed through the statutory National Living Wage (NLW). In April 2020, the NLW increases to £8.72 per hour. By 2024 the NLW will rise to £10.50 per hour, reaching 66% of median UK earnings. The scope will be expanded to everyone aged 21 and over and is expected to benefit over 4 million low paid workers....

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pay (20 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Defra’s facilities management (FM) contract will not be affected by the announcement on 31 December 2019 of the increase in the National Minimum Wage. This is because we require, and the contract states, that the FM provider will pay the Foundation Living Wage which is already higher than the National Living Wage. As a result there is no need for a contract variation or engagement with the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Welfare (20 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: The Government has committed to bringing in new legislation on animal sentience. Any necessary changes required to domestic law will be made in a rigorous and comprehensive way after we leave the EU. Legislation will be brought forward when Parliamentary time allows.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: European Environment Agency (20 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Our future relationship with the EU is the subject of negotiations. The Government will consider our future working relationship with EU bodies as part of the discussions about our future partnership.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Reindeer: Imports (17 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: The information regarding reindeer imports is based on Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES) data. This data is provided by third parties. There have been no recorded imports of reindeer into the United Kingdom from the EU in 2019. The Animal and Plant Health Agency are not able to provide any data regarding the number of imports from third countries. This is because they are covered...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Reindeer: Exports (17 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: The number of reindeer and the number of consignments exported from the UK to the EU in 2018 is as follows: Country of Destination Number of Consignments Number of Reindeer France 1 2 There were no exports of reindeer to third countries recorded in 2018. There were no recorded exports of reindeer from the United Kingdom to third countries or EU Member States in 2019. The...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Salmon (17 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: To increase salmon stocks throughout England, the Environment Agency (EA) recently published a new programme of action in the England and Wales North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organisation (NASCO) Implementation Plan 2019-2024. In 2018, 10,328 salmon were caught by net fisheries in England. In 2019 the EA made a number of changes to reduce the exploitation of salmon by closing all major...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: Exports (17 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: We have a manifesto commitment to end excessively long journeys for live animals going for slaughter and fattening once we leave the EU. We will shortly consult on how we deliver on that commitment and look forward to inviting views on the criteria that will be used to define an excessively long journey.

Health and Social Care (16 Jan 2020)

...Steve Double Oliver Dowden Jackie Doyle-Price Richard Drax Flick Drummond James Duddridge David Duguid Iain Duncan Smith Philip Dunne Mark Eastwood Ruth Edwards Michael Ellis Natalie Elphicke George Eustice Luke Evans David Evennett Ben Everitt Michael Fabricant Laura Farris Simon Fell Katherine Fletcher Mark Fletcher Nicholas Fletcher Vicky Ford Liam Fox Mark Francois George Freeman Mike...

Bill Presented: Agriculture Bill (16 Jan 2020)

...( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Villiers, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Barclay, Secretary Truss, Secretary Simon Hart, Secretary Julian Smith, George Eustice and Rishi Sunak, presented a Bill to authorise expenditure for certain agricultural and other purposes; to make provision about direct payments following the United Kingdom’s...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: December Agriculture and Fisheries Council (16 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: I represented the UK at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council in Brussels on 16, 17 and 18 December. On fisheries, the focus of the Council was EU quota negotiations, involving decisions on fishing opportunities for the next year for quota stocks in the North Sea, Atlantic, the English Channel, Irish and Celtic Seas. Fishing opportunities are set under the rules of the reformed Common...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pet Travel Scheme (15 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: The Department has submitted its application to allow the UK to become a Part 1 listed third country under Annex II of the EU Pet Travel Regulations and is currently seeking technical discussions with the European Commission. It is now for the Commission to consider our application for listed status, following our exit from the EU.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fishing Catches (13 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: For paper and electronic recording for vessels over 10m in length, there is an exemption on recording fish under 50kg in the log book. However, this information is supplemented by an additional requirement for a landing declaration which provides accurate weights of all fish caught. A similar exemption was considered for under 10m vessels, however, given some stocks catch limits are very...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fishing Catches (13 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: In September 2013 the European Commission (EC) issued the UK with a European Union (EU) Pilot infraction letter that included concerns over control of under 10m vessel landings in south east England. A subsequent independent survey undertaken in response to the EC’s concerns demonstrated that there were significant gaps in the data provided by sales notes and other documentation.

European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (9 Jan 2020)

...Oliver Dowden Jackie Doyle-Price Richard Drax Flick Drummond James Duddridge David Duguid Iain Duncan Smith Philip Dunne Mark Eastwood Ruth Edwards Michael Ellis Tobias Ellwood Natalie Elphicke George Eustice Luke Evans David Evennett Ben Everitt Michael Fabricant Laura Farris Simon Fell Katherine Fletcher Mark Fletcher Nicholas Fletcher Vicky Ford Kevin Foster Liam Fox Mark Francois Lucy...

Bill Presented: Direct Payments to Farmers (Legislative Continuity) Bill (9 Jan 2020)

...and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Secretary Theresa Villiers, supported by the Prime Minister, Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Steve Barclay, Secretary Simon Hart, George Eustice and Rishi Sunak, presented a Bill to make provision for the incorporation of the Direct Payments Regulation into domestic law; for enabling an increase in the total maximum amount...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control (9 Jan 2020)

George Eustice: Bovine TB is one of the greatest animal health threats to the UK and is a major source of distress for hard-working farmers and rural communities. The most recent badger control policy value for money analysis, carried out in 2019, estimates the Net Present Value of Badger Control over eleven years at £1.08 million per area. Further information can be found on Gov.uk at the following link:...


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