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.
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