Eggs, Pigs and Poultry APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To raise concern and interest for the egg, pig and poultry sectors.

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Recent Documents related to Eggs, Pigs and Poultry

1. Notifiable avian disease control strategy
26/09/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: derogation allowing the continued marketing of free range eggs and poultrymeat as free range during a housing

2. Residues of veterinary medicines in food: 2019
23/09/2019 - Veterinary Medicines Directorate
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Found: Great Britain Awaiting investigation report. Poultry Broiler Liver Monensin 10 µg/kg 1903316

3. Written evidence submitted by Animal Aid (AWB06)
17/11/2021 - Bill Documents

Found:  sheep, 4.      ( d)  goats, or 5.      ( e)  pigs or wild boar. 4 As you’ll notice, this excludes

4. Historical statistics notices on Agriculture in the English regions
30/09/2019 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: (thousand head) cattle 276 277 277 . . . . pigs 86 96 89 . . . . sheep 1 9421 8421 826

5. Declaration of a Protection Zone and a Surveillance Zone (H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) – Near Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire
04/11/2021 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: the occupier of any premises in the zone where poultry or other captive birds are kept must make records

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Eggs, Pigs and Poultry

1. Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
12/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: as a farm housing at least 40,000 birds or 2,000 pigs. This form of intensive farming increased in the - Speech Link
2: will not accept it either.Seven of the 10 largest poultry farms in this country already have a capacity to - Speech Link
3: contribution that these various sectors, whether beef, poultry or pork, make not just to food production but to - Speech Link

2. No Deal: Agriculture Tariffs
16/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: Tariff rates of 45% for beef, 0% for eggs and 22% for poultry meat will apply for imports into the UK - Speech Link
2: we are introducing through tariffs on imported poultry meat will help protect the cereal industry, because - Speech Link
3: of the all-party parliamentary group on eggs, pigs and poultry, which has asked me to pose the following - Speech Link

3. Livestock Feed: Processed Animal Protein
06/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: processed animal protein to poultry and poultry processed animal protein to pigs, and ruminant gelatine and - Speech Link
2: here? We are talking about the products of pigs and poultry, for which there is no evidence of transmissible - Speech Link
3: processed animal protein is a revolting practice. Poultry, pigs, sheep and cows are not carnivores; they are - Speech Link

4. Waste (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
27/02/2019 - Grand Committee

1: in “poultry and hatching eggs”. I struggle to see the connection between poultry and hatching eggs and - Speech Link
2: refer specifically to the authority in question.On poultry and the connection between extractive waste and - Speech Link

5. Zoonotic Disease Eradication and Control (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
20/03/2019 - Grand Committee

1: prevalence of salmonellas of public significance in poultry. Targets are achieved through control programmes - Speech Link
2: an ex-poultry farmer, producing eggs for a very well-known breeding company which hatched the eggs and - Speech Link
3: important for our poultry farmers and egg producers.The trade in live animals and hatching eggs between member - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Eggs, Pigs and Poultry
1. Pigs and Poultry: Animal Feed
asked by: Lord Empey
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the decision by the EU to lift the ban on feeding animal remains to pigs and poultry.

2. Eggs
asked by: Jane Dodds
... what recent assessment she has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on the egg industry.

3. Eggs
asked by: Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure the vitality of the British egg industry after Brexit.

4. Eggs
asked by: Jim Cunningham
... (b) packing stations and (c) wholesalers in the egg sector do not breach standards regulations.

5. Eggs
asked by: David Drew
... what steps he is taking to ensure that (a) animal welfare and (b) environmental standards in egg production are maintained after the UK leave the EU.

Latest Questions
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12 Current APPG Officers
Simon Hoare Portrait
Simon Hoare
Conservative - North Dorset
Joined: 24th February 2020
David Jones Portrait
David Jones
Conservative - Clwyd West
Joined: 24th February 2020
Paul Girvan Portrait
Paul Girvan
Democratic Unionist Party - South Antrim
Joined: 31st July 2019
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Craig Williams MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5134.


Public Enquiry Point:

Morgan Brobyn, British Egg Industry Council, 22 City Road, London EC1Y 2AJ. Tel: 020 7608 3760


Benefits in Kind
1 Jul 2015
British Egg Industry Council
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Eggs, Pigs and Poultry APPG

Former APPG Officers
Carla Lockhart Portrait
Carla Lockhart
Democratic Unionist Party - Upper Bann
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 10th March 2021
Maria Caulfield Portrait
Maria Caulfield
Vice Chair
Conservative - Lewes
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Simpson Portrait
David Simpson
Democratic Unionist Party - Former Member for Upper Bann
Joined: 29th August 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 31st July 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Chris Davies Portrait
Chris Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Brecon and Radnorshire
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Bill Wiggin Portrait
Bill Wiggin
Vice Chair
Conservative - North Herefordshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 18th July 2018
Eilidh Whiteford Portrait
Eilidh Whiteford
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Banff and Buchan
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Spencer Portrait
Mark Spencer
Vice Chair
Conservative - Sherwood
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
No other APPG Memberships
David Warburton Portrait
David Warburton
Conservative - Somerton and Frome
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016
Huw Irranca-Davies Portrait
Huw Irranca-Davies
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Ogmore
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 16th March 2016
No other APPG Memberships