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Food Security

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she is taking to improve food security in the UK.

Photo of Caroline Spelman Caroline Spelman The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Foresight report on the Future of Food and Farming identified the global challenges we face feeding an estimated population of 9 billion in 2050. The UK Government are working at home and abroad to increase resilience, promote open global markets, boost trade and ensure there will be more food, at less cost to the environment.

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