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First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

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MPs approves Philip Dilley as EA chairNewly appointed Environment Agency chair Philip Dilley has attained the approval of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee.Philip Dilley has gained approval The Efra Committee confirmed its approval ... [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

New head appointed to lead on flood protection

A new chairman has been appointed to lead the Environment Agency.Philip Dilley, the former chairman of London-based professional services firm Arup Group, will take up the post in September and will earn £100,000 a year.The current chairman is Lord Smith ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

MPs approve appointment of new Environment Agency chair

The appointment of the new chair of the Environment Agency, Philip Dilley, has been approved by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee.Dilley, a former chair of the Arup Group, will take up the £100,000-a-year post in September, when ... [Published Utility Week - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Debate for CAP impact

ANNE McIntosh, MP for Thirsk, Malton and Filey, and chairman of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Select Committee will lead a debate on the implementation of CAP reform and the budgetary implications in the House of Commons on Monday.She ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Organic farmers challenge EFRA Committee findings

Organic farm advocates have questioned certain recommendations made by a committee of MPs, who this week advised Defra to show more leadership on national food security issues.The EFRA Committee report , released yesterday makes a number of recommendations, ... [Published Farming Online - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

ExIST respond to warning from Efra committee

Following Tuesday’s warning from the environment, food and rural affairs (Efra) select committee that the UK’s self-sufficiency for food that can be grown domestically has fallen from 87% to 68% in 20 years, the Exeter Initiative for Science and Technology ... [Published The Exeter Daily - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

EFRA committee report Watch

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs must "step up to the plate" and take a lead in improving long-term food security, a committee of MPs has said.Anne McIntosh, chair of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, said the UK's ... [Published BBC - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Government needs a Cilla Black to find farming blind dates, says North Yorkshire MP

Anne McIntoshA NORTH Yorkshire MP has told ministers to play the role of matchmaker Cilla Black and take inspiration from Blind Date to improve farming in the UK.Partners from around the world need to be found for UK researchers with the new relationships ... [Published Northern Echo - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

NFU gives EFRA oral evidence on waste

NFU Deputy President, Minette Batters and Environment Policy Advisor, Anna Simpson have given evidence at an EFRA (Environment Food and Rural Affairs) Committee inquiry into Waste Management in England.The oral evidence highlighted the impact waste management ... [Published NFU Online - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

EFRA calls for robust approach to food security

Sustainable intensification and focused government leadership are needed to address the needs of UK food security, a parliamentary report has claimed.If the UK is going to handle issues such as extreme weather and increased global food demand, government ... [Published MeatInfo.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 4 reports

UK food security: leadership and self-sufficiency are key, say MPs

The UK government must show greater leadership and clearer lines of responsibility on the issue of food security, a new report by MPs has warned. “If we are to curb emissions and adjust to climate change, we need a significant shift in how the UK produces ... [Published Grocer - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

FDF comment on EFRA report on Food Security

Back to list of articlesIn response to Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee report on Food Security - Production, supply and systems , Melanie Leech, Director General at FDF, said:“We are pleased to see the Committee's strong support for ... [Published Ein News - Jul 01 2014]

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...to deliver sustainable resource management and an integrated approach to delivering a more circular economy," says chief executive Steve Lee. "Other priorities include the need for more and better data to inform future decision making about the delivery of services and infrastructure, and consistent pan-European reporting standards to ensure that effective comparisons can be made between EU member states."
...ommittee’s subsequent report published on Thursday, the Conservative MP for Thirsk, Malton and Filey, Anne McIntosh, the Committee’s chairman, said: "We are satisfied that Philip Dilley has the professional competence and personal independence required for the post of Chair of the Environment Agency."
FoE spokesperson Vicki Hird lamented that "What we have now is a piecemeal approach that seems to focus on increasing food exports , intensifying production and keeping Big Food happy . This is a major obstacle to ensuring our food system protects and enhances our health and the environment, and promotes sustainable farming and global food sovereignty."
"We received an assurance from the government... in our recent deliberations that a paper-based application process would be retained and that guidance would be provided in paper format in the run upup to the new scheme."

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News in brief [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 21 2014]
New head appointed to lead on flood protection [Published Yorkshire Post - Jul 19 2014]
MPs approve appointment of new Environment Agen... [Published Utility Week - Jul 17 2014]
Roger Williams MP Comments on CAP Reform [Published Welsh Icons - Jul 15 2014]
Calls for cohesive government food policy [Published Farming Online - Jul 11 2014]
Defra denies ‘U-turn’ on waste activities [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 09 2014]
Defra ‘not stepping back from waste policy’, sa... [Published Resource - Jul 09 2014]
Teenager admits drunken attack in Cheltenham ni... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Jul 09 2014]
VIDEO: Estimates debate on the CAP [Published BBC - Jul 08 2014]
Debate for CAP impact [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Jul 04 2014]
Acquiescing To Big Biotech: The Drive To Force ... [Published Counter Currents - Jul 03 2014]
ExIST respond to warning from Efra committee [Published The Exeter Daily - Jul 03 2014]
EFRA committee report Watch [Published BBC - Jul 03 2014]
Government needs a Cilla Black to find farming ... [Published Northern Echo - Jul 03 2014]
Organic farmers challenge EFRA Committee findings [Published Farming Online - Jul 03 2014]
'BLIND DATE' DEMAND FOR FARMING [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 03 2014]
NFU gives EFRA oral evidence on waste [Published NFU Online - Jul 03 2014]
EFRA calls for robust approach to food security [Published MeatInfo.co.uk - Jul 02 2014]
Madano Energy Environment Monitoring July 1st 2014 [Published Madano Partnership - Jul 02 2014]
UK food security: leadership and self-sufficien... [Published Grocer - Jul 01 2014]
FDF comment on EFRA report on Food Security [Published Ein News - Jul 01 2014]
Food security report: DEFRA must take lead [Published Food Manufacture - Jul 01 2014]
Defra urged to stem food self-sufficiency decline [Published Farmers Weekly Interactive - Jul 01 2014]
UK future food security threatened by complacen... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
MPs warn over UK food security [Published BT.com - Jul 01 2014]
Government should prioritise funding for flood ... [Published This is the West Country - Jun 26 2014]
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