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Agriculture Bill 2019-21

Government Bill

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Next Event: 4 Nov 2020 - Ping Pong

Last Event: 20 Oct 2020 - Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 20 October, 2020

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Alliance Stephen Farry (View contribution) 733 words
Conservative Victoria Prentis (View contribution) 32784 words
Democratic Unionist Party Ian Paisley (View contribution) 1113 words
Green Party Caroline Lucas (View contribution) 3197 words
Independent Jonathan Edwards (View contribution) 1017 words
Labour (Co-op) Luke Pollard (View contribution) 6489 words
Liberal Democrat Tim Farron (View contribution) 2481 words
Plaid Cymru Ben Lake (View contribution) 1550 words
Scottish National Party Deidre Brock (View contribution) 12932 words

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Most recent key documents

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
04/11/2020 Ping Pong
21/10/2020Bills Bill 202 2019-21 (Lords Non-Insistence and Amendments in Lieu) (PDF)
20/10/2020 Ping Pong (Hansard): House of Lords
20/10/2020 Ping Pong (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
16/10/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 141-I Marshalled list of Motions for Consideration of Commons Reasons (PDF)
15/10/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 141(c) Motions for Consideration of Commons Reasons (PDF)
14/10/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 141(b) Motions for Consideration of Commons Reasons (PDF)
13/10/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 141(a) Motions for Consideration of Commons Amendments (PDF)
12/10/2020 Ping Pong: House of Commons
12/10/2020 Programme motion: House of Commons
12/10/2020Bills HL Bill 141 Commons reasons (PDF)
12/10/2020Amendment papers Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 12 October 2020 (PDF)
12/10/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Grouping of Lords Amendments by Secretary George Eustice and selection of motions relating to Lords Amendments by the Speaker (PDF)
09/10/2020Amendment papers Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 8 October 2020 (PDF)
08/10/2020Amendment papers Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 7 October 2020 (PDF)
07/10/2020Amendment papers Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 6 October 2020 (PDF)
06/10/2020Will write letters Letter from Baroness Williams of Trafford to Baroness Lister of Burtersett regarding the Minimum Income Requirement and how the current level was arrived at (PDF, 92KB)
05/10/2020Bills Bill 191 2019-21 (Lords Amendments) (PDF)
05/10/2020Explanatory Notes Bill 191 EN 2019-21 (PDF)
02/10/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Agriculture Bill: Letter from the Department (PDF)
01/10/2020 3rd reading: House of Lords
01/10/2020 3rd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
01/10/2020 3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
28/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 134-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF)
24/09/2020 Report stage: House of Lords
22/09/2020 Report: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
22/09/2020 Report: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
22/09/2020Bills HL Bill 134 (as amended on Report) (PDF)
21/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130-IV Provisional Fourth marshalled list for Report (PDF)
17/09/2020 Report: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
17/09/2020 Report: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
17/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130-III Third marshalled list for Report (PDF)
15/09/2020 Report: 1st sitting: House of Lords
15/09/2020 Report stage (Hansard): House of Lords
15/09/2020 Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
15/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Report (PDF)
14/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130-II Provisional Second marshalled list for Report (PDF)
10/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF)
09/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(m) Amendments for Report (PDF)
08/09/2020Bills HL Bill 130(l) Amendments for Report (PDF)
07/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(k) Amendments for Report (PDF)
04/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(j) Amendments for Report (PDF)
03/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(i) Amendments for Report (PDF)
02/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(h) Amendments for Report (PDF)
01/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(g) Amendment for Report (PDF)
01/09/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130 Running list of amendments (PDF)
28/08/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(f) Amendments for Report (PDF)
27/08/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(e) Amendments for Report (PDF)
25/08/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(d) Amendments for Report (PDF)
24/08/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(c) Amendments for Report (PDF)
12/08/2020Will write letters Letter dated from Lord Gardiner to Members regarding issues raised in the Bill committee stage (day one): development of the Green Belt, and soil and environmental outcomes (PDF, 102KB)
12/08/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Gardiner regarding issues raised in the committee stage (day two): Forestry Commission land, countryside education, Fire Severity Index and fires, littering and fly-tipping, and national soil survey (PDF, 119KB)
12/08/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble regarding issues raised in the committee stage (day three): regulatory interventions during the COVID-19 outbreak, and obesity, public health and healthy food (PDF, 114KB)
12/08/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble regarding issues raised in the committee stage (day 4): fair dealing obligations, workings of clause 27, and data collection (PDF, 101KB)
12/08/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding issues raised in the Agriculture Bill committee stage (day 5): support for common land, and capacity of storage facilities and the food security report. (PDF, 105KB)
12/08/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding issues raised in the Agriculture Bill committee stage (day 6): regulation and enforcement, marketing standards (wine imports), and mutual recognition of marketing standards. (PDF, 123KB)
12/08/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding issues raised in the Agriculture Bill committee stage (day 7): trade and World Trade Organisation (WTO) law, and commencement of statutory instruments. (PDF, 101KB)
31/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(b) Amendment for Report (PDF)
29/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 130(a) Amendments for Report (PDF)
28/07/2020 Committee stage: House of Lords
28/07/2020 Committee: 7th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
28/07/2020 Committee: 7th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
28/07/2020Bills HL Bill 130 (as amended in Committee) (PDF)
23/07/2020 Committee: 6th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
23/07/2020 Committee: 6th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
23/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-VII Seventh marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
21/07/2020 Committee: 5th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
21/07/2020 Committee: 5th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
21/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-VI(Rev) Revised sixth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
20/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-VI Provisional sixth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
16/07/2020 Committee: 4th sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
16/07/2020 Committee: 4th sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
16/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-V Fifth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
14/07/2020 Committee: 3rd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
14/07/2020 Committee: 3rd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
14/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-IV(Rev) Revised fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
13/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-IV Provisional fourth marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
09/07/2020 Committee: 2nd sitting (Hansard): House of Lords
09/07/2020 Committee: 2nd sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
09/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-III Third marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
07/07/2020 Committee: 1st sitting (Hansarad): House of Lords
07/07/2020 Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
07/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-II(Rev) Revised second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
06/07/2020Bills HL Bill 112-II Provisional second marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
02/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112-I Marshalled list for Committee (PDF)
02/07/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Goldsmith of Richmond Park to Baroness McIntosh regarding environmental benefits and rewarding farmers for public good and the regulation of small raised reservoirs (SRRs), as discussed during the Committee Stage (PDF, 217KB)
01/07/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(o) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
30/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(n) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
29/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(m) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
29/06/2020Will write letters Letter from Lord Gardiner of Kimble to Members regarding issues raised in the second reading (PDF, 141KB)
26/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(l) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
25/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(k) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
24/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(j) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
23/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(i) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
22/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(h) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
19/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(g) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
18/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(f) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
17/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(e) Amendment for Committee (PDF)
16/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(d) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
15/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(c) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
12/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(b) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
12/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112 Running list of amendments (PDF)
11/06/2020Amendment papers HL Bill 112(a) Amendments for Committee (PDF)
10/06/2020 2nd reading: House of Lords
10/06/2020 2nd reading (Hansard): House of Lords
10/06/2020 2nd reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
22/05/2020Library Notes Agriculture Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
19/05/2020Delegated Powers Memoranda Agriculture Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF)
19/05/2020Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Tracked changes version of the bill as amended in the Commons compared to the version as introduced (PDF)
18/05/2020 1st reading (Hansard): House of Lords
18/05/2020 1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords
18/05/2020Bills HL Bill 112 (as introduced) (PDF)
18/05/2020Explanatory Notes HL Bill 112 Explanatory Notes
14/05/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 13 May 2020
13/05/2020 3rd reading: House of Commons
13/05/2020 Report stage: House of Commons
13/05/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 13 May 2020
13/05/2020Amendment papers Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 13 May 2020 - large font accessible version (PDF)
12/05/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 May 2020
11/05/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Speaker’s provisional grouping and selection of Amendments (PDF)
07/05/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 May 2020
06/05/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 May 2020
30/04/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 April 2020
21/04/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 April 2020
26/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 March 2020
25/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 24 March 2020
24/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 March 2020
17/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 March 2020
16/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2020
12/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 March 2020
12/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2020
11/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 10 March 2020
10/03/2020 Committee stage: House of Commons
09/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 9 March 2020
06/03/2020Bills Bill 106 2019-21, as amended in Committee - large font accessible version (PDF)
06/03/2020Bills Bill 2019-21, as amended in Committee
06/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: WWF-UK (AB66) (PDF)
06/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Mayor of London (AB67) (PDF)
06/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Robert Evans, Visiting Fellow, Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University (AB68)
06/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Key stakeholders on Dartmoor (Dartmoor Hill Pony) further submission (AB69) (PDF)
06/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Mayor's Fund for London (AB70) (PDF)
06/03/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 5 March 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
06/03/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 March 2020
05/03/2020 Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons
05/03/2020 Committee Debate: 12th sitting: House of Commons
05/03/2020 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sitting so far: House of Commons
05/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: British Poultry Council (AB63)
05/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Paul Gingell (AB64)
05/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: British Veterinary Association (AB65)
05/03/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 March 2020
04/03/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 March 2020
04/03/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 3 March 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
04/03/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 3 march 2020
04/03/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
03/03/2020 Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons
03/03/2020 Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: The Food Foundation (AB53) (PDF)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Essex Local Access Forum (AB54) (PDF)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Northern Ireland Environment Link (AB55)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Feeding Britain (AB56)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) (AB57) (PDF)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: The British Horse Society (AB58)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Independent Food Aid Network (AB59)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Soil surveyors - Former members of the Soil Survey of England and Wales and Soil Survey and Land Research Centre (AB60) (PDF)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Cymru (AB61)
03/03/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) (AB62)
03/03/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 March 2020
02/03/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
28/02/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 February 2020
28/02/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 27 February 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
28/02/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 27 February 2020
27/02/2020 Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
27/02/2020 Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons
27/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Prof. Nigel Maxted (University of Birmingham) and Julian Hosking (Member of UK PGR Group and former member of UK FAnGR Committee) (AB48)
27/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Greener UK/Wildlife and Countryside Link further submission (AB49) (PDF)
27/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: The National Trust (AB50) (PDF)
27/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Tessa Burrington (AB51)
27/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: The Wildlife Trusts (AB52) (PDF)
27/02/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 27 February 2020
26/02/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 February 2020
26/02/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 25 February 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
26/02/2020Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 February 2020
26/02/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
25/02/2020 Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
25/02/2020 Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: RSPB supplementary (AB39(B))
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Shaun Leavey OBE FRAgS (AB23)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: British Canoeing (AB24) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Tenant Farmers Association (AB25)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: The Ramblers (AB26) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Richard Bruce (AB27)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: British Mountaineering Council (AB28) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Horse Access Campaign UK (HAC UK) (AB29) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Friends of the Earth England Wales and Northern Ireland (AB30)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Sally Crone, Committee Member of Essex Bridleways Association (AB31)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) (AB32)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Byways and Bridleways Trust (AB33)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: The Fairtrade Foundation (AB34)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Essex Bridleways Association (AB35)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: NFU (AB36) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Agricultural Christian Fellowship (AB37)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Greener UK/Wildlife and Countryside Link (AB38) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Clean Air in London (AB40) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (AB41)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Landworkers’ Alliance (AB42) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: The Humane League UK (AB43)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Cycling UK (AB44) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Farmers' Union of Wales (AB45) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: Crop Protection Association (AB46)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: UK Pesticides Campaign (AB47)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: RSPB (AB39(A)) (PDF)
25/02/2020Written evidence Written Evidence: RSPB supplementary (AB39(B)) (PDF)
25/02/2020Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 February 2020
24/02/2020Selection of amendments: Commons Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
20/02/2020Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 February 2020
13/02/2020 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
13/02/2020 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
11/02/2020 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
11/02/2020 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
03/02/2020 2nd reading: House of Commons
03/02/2020 Money resolution: House of Commons
16/01/2020 1st reading: House of Commons