National Food Strategy APPG

First Registered: 04/11/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To promote cross-party thinking and cross-departmental leadership on food policy, in the run-up to and after the publication of the National Food Strategy in 2021.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to National Food Strategy

1. National Food Strategy
04/11/2020 - APPGs

Found: leadership on food policy, in the run-up to and after the publication of the National Food Strategy in 2021

2. Defra group sustainable information technology (IT) strategy
14/07/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: information technology (IT) strategy The Defra group sustainable IT strategy outlines what we are doing

3. Food insecurity
07/12/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: the UK are experiencing food insecurity; further notes that the use of food banks was increasing before

4. Departmental Overview: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2019-20
19/02/2021 - National Audit Office

Found: Overview: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 2019-20 - National Audit Office (NAO) Report

5. Transforming food production: funding and events
21/02/2018 - Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)
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Found: Transforming food production: funding and events - GOV.UK

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to National Food Strategy

1. Free School Meals: Food Parcels
14/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: steps they are taking to monitor the quality of food parcels currently being supplied to families in - Speech Link
2: My Lords, the images circulating of poor-quality food parcels are unacceptable. My right honourable friend - Speech Link
3: jointly prepared DfE guidance for the contents of food parcels, which is strikingly similar to the meagre - Speech Link

2. Obesity: Covid-19
10/11/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: In the latest report from the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre, which audits intensive - Speech Link

3. Schools: Free Holiday Meals and Activities
14/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: healthily and lead active lives. We welcome the National Food Strategy’s recent report and will carefully - Speech Link
2: paid out to support people during the pandemic with food vouchers for free school meals. One of the recommendations - Speech Link
3: Minister’s obesity reduction strategy for young people. What plans are there to fund food vouchers and holiday - Speech Link

4. Agriculture Bill
20/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the powers needed in this area. Section 16 of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 allows the Government - Speech Link
2: agriculture’s relationship with nature, the environment, the food trade and so on, but it also must be about its relationship - Speech Link
3: clause for a strategy to reduce emissions from agriculture, having regard to our national and international - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
10/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: through the Environment Agency’s water industry national environment programme and legislating to support - Speech Link
2: taking with Cabinet colleagues to protect British food production standards in trade deals. [905807] - Speech Link
3: compromise on our high environmental, animal welfare and food standards. We have retained in law our existing - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to National Food Strategy
1. National Food Strategy Review
asked by: Daniel Zeichner
17/03/2021
... when the Government plans to publish a response to the recommendations of Part 1 of the National Food Strategy.

2. Developing a National Food Strategy Independent Review
asked by: Emma Lewell-Buck
14/05/2020
... whether he plans to publish an interim report on the independent review led by Henry Dimbleby entitled Developing a National Food Strategy.

3. Developing a National Food Strategy Independent Review
asked by: Gareth Thomas
21/01/2020
... how many responses have been received to the National Food Strategy’s Call for Evidence; and if she will make a statement on the progress of the independent review led by Henry Dimbleby.

4. Developing a National Food Strategy Independent Review
asked by: Baroness Mone
23/11/2020
... what plans they have to accelerate work on the National Food Strategy.

5. Food: National Security
asked by: John Hayes
07/02/2019
... if the Government will make an assessment of the importance of food security to wider national security.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Jo Gideon Portrait
Jo Gideon
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent Central
Joined: 4th November 2020
Dean Russell Portrait
Dean Russell
Vice Chair
Conservative - Watford
Joined: 4th November 2020
Ian Byrne Portrait
Ian Byrne
Vice Chair
Labour - Liverpool, West Derby
Joined: 4th November 2020
Earl of Caithness Portrait
Earl of Caithness
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 4th November 2020
Lord McColl of Dulwich Portrait
Lord McColl of Dulwich
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jo Gideon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8131.

Email: jo.gideon.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Isabel Hughes, The Food Foundation, The Rain Cloud Victoria, 76 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PD . Tel: 020 3086 9953

Email: isabel.hughes@foodfoundation.org.uk

Secretariat:

The Food Foundation acts as the group's secretariat. https://foodfoundation.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
30 Sep 2020
Source
The Food Foundation
Description
Secretariat   From : 30/09/2020 To : 29/09/2021
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the National Food Strategy APPG