Palm Oil — [Philip Davies in the Chair]

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 5:06 pm on 10th December 2018.

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Photo of Luke Hall Luke Hall Conservative, Thornbury and Yate 5:06 pm, 10th December 2018

I think there is genuinely a bigger passion for this subject than the turn-out for the debate suggests, but I am delighted to have the opportunity to wind up in front of all three Front-Bench speakers.

We recognise that the Government cannot tackle the issue singlehandedly. The work of the Government and the Minister to encourage those relationships around the world, and to encourage other Governments to take action on the issue, is widely appreciated. It is reassuring to hear that the Minister was speaking to Indonesian Ministers and counterparts as recently as this week. I look forward to working with her and supporting the Government on the issue in the months and years ahead. I thank her for her work and for her answers.

Question put and agreed to.


That this House
has considered e-petition 219758 relating to the sale of products containing palm oil.

Sitting adjourned.