The Government must ensure that domestic regulation and international trade agreements help the sector go green.
Posts Tagged: agriculture
John Redwood: We’re free of EU membership and can motor to our own destiny. But still drive nervously in L-plates. Why?
There should be a growth target to complement the inflation target – to drive government departments to take actions that will promote more UK activity and jobs.
Eamonn Ives: Markets, price signals, and supply-side reforms can hasten decarbonisation. Ministers take note.
Extending carbon pricing would serve as a constant pressure on emissions. But it won’t be enough on its own.
Reading and reflection really helps me get a perspective on what is going on, whether in my own constituency or in the country more broadly.
His report mischaracterises and simplifies the recommendation of a government commission on which I sat.
Heather Wheeler: The Conservatives have changed, and the ’22 needs to change too. That’s why I’m standing to be its Chair.
I believe I am the right person to deliver a renewed Committee that can serve the best interests of voters up and down the country.
Alexander Downer: A trade deal with Australia is just the first step. It could open the door for Britain to the Asia-Pacific trading club
If Britain cannot do a trade deal with a country with which it shares a common language, history, and standards, then who can it do a deal with?
Mario Laghos: Covid reminds us of the dangers of depending on others. We would be mad to do so again – with food.
The proposed Australian trade deal risks bankrupting our farmers. The competition is unfair, their standards lower – and our consumer gain minimal.
We must use our new freedoms to tackle agricultural practices which conflict with the values of the British people.
Dan Boucher: The future of the union is at stake in the upcoming Senedd elections. Conservative voters cannot afford to bow out.
It’s inconceivable that Plaid Cymru won’t make pressing for an independence referendum the price for its support in a coalition with Labour.
If we allow Britain to get locked into Brussels’ agricultural orbit, it will cost us both export opportunities and higher prices in the supermarket.
Shanker Singham: Breaking the Gordian knot of agricultural trade negotiations. How the TAC has risen to the challenge.
The commission has come up with an an innovative proposal for import policy.
Stephen Booth: The challenges awaiting Lord Frost, who will take charge of Europe policy, and joins the Cabinet on Monday
One would suspect that the Government’s primary objective will be to stabilise and bed down the new relationship with Brussels.
Instead of listening to what Scotland can’t do without Brussels, I want our government to start talking about the opportunities on our doorstep.
The UK market for food and groceries is a massive prize for any country to be allowed greater access to it. We should not sell ourselves short.