Thursday, 6 July 2017
Order. If hon. Members wish to remove their jackets, they have the Chair’s permission so to do.
[Mike Gapes in the Chair] [Relevant documents: Seventh Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2016-17, Feeding the nation: labour constraints, HC 1009.]
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