Committee kicks off inquiry into Brexit effects on agriculture

A House of Lords committee yesterday (January 25) started its investigation into the effects of ‘Brexit’ on the agrifood sector, exploring issues such as threats posed by poorly made trade deals and the importance of seasonal and full time labour supply.

The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee took evidence from a panel of three experts, which was first asked for their opinion on the opportunities ‘Brexit’ presented to UK agriculture.

Professor Alan Swinbank, Emeritus Professor of

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