EFRACOM to cross question SoS Theresa Villiers on preparations for a no-deal Brexit for food and farming Sept 9 2019

House of Commons  Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee

New Environment Secretary to appear before Committee on preparations for a No Deal Brexit

The new Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers will appear before the EFRA Select Committee for the first time on Monday 9 September to discuss DEFRA’s readiness for Brexit, including contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit. Issues the session may cover include the Government’s reported plans for emergency support to farmers in the event of a no-deal, and the impact on the price and availability of food.

This is the evidence session that was originally scheduled for Wednesday 4 September.

Witnesses

Monday 9 September, Room 8, at 3pm:

  • Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Tamara Finkelstein, Permanent Secretary, DEFRA

 

 

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