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Agriculture Bill 2017-19

The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will make no further progress. A Bill To authorise new expenditure for certain agricultural and other purposes; to make provision about direct payments during an agricultural transition period following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union; to make provision about the acquisition and use of information connected with food supply chains; to confer power to respond to exceptional market conditions affecting agricultural markets; to confer power to modify retained direct EU legislation relating to agricultural and rural development payments and public market intervention and private storage aid; to make provision about marketing standards and the classification of carcasses; to make provision for the recognition of associations of agricultural producers which may benefit from certain exemptions from competition law; to confer power to make regulations about contracts for the purchase of agricultural products from agricultural producers and securing compliance with the WTO Agreement on Agriculture; and for connected purposes.

Government Bill
(Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers

Next Event: There is no future stage currently scheduled for this bill

Last Event: 20 Nov 2018 - Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons 20 November, 2018 (1) (2)

Primary Bill Debate Contributors by Party

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Conservative George Eustice (View contribution) 13216 words
Labour Dr David Drew (View contribution) 16003 words
Plaid Cymru Ben Lake (View contribution) 47 words
Scottish National Party Deidre Brock (View contribution) 2678 words

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 60%

Most recent key documents

Date Type Title
21 Nov 2018 Bills Bill 292 2017-19 as amended in Public Bill Committee
25 Oct 2018 Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
12 Sep 2018 Explanatory Notes Bill 266-EN 2017-19
27 Sep 2019 Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 September 2019

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

Date Type Title
27/09/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 September 2019
25/09/2019Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons Version of the bill showing changes made in Committee (PDF)
30/08/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 August 2019
25/07/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 24 July 2019
17/07/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 July 2019
12/07/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 July 2019
04/07/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 July 2019
26/06/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 June 2019
25/06/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 24 June 2019
16/05/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 15 May 2019
10/05/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 9 May 2019
07/05/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 May 2019
01/05/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 April 2019
30/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 April 2019
29/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 April 2019
26/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 April 2019
24/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 April 2019
19/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 April 2019
05/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 April 2019
03/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 April 2019
02/04/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 April 2019
29/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 March 2019
28/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 March 2019
27/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 March 2019
22/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 March 2019
21/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 March 2019
20/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2019
19/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 March 2019
18/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 15 March 2019
15/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 14 March 2019
14/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2019
12/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 March 2019
07/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 March 2019
06/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 March 2019
05/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 March 2019
04/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 March 2019
01/03/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 February 2019
28/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 February 2019
27/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 February 2019
26/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 February 2019
25/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 22 February 2019
22/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 February 2019
21/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 February 2019
20/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 February 2019
19/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 February 2019
18/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 15 February 2019
15/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 14 February 2019
14/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 February 2019
13/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 February 2019
12/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 February 2019
11/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 8 February 2019
08/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 7 February 2019
07/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 February 2019
06/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 February 2019
05/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 February 2019
04/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 February 2019
01/02/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 31 January 2019
31/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 January 2019
30/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 January 2019
29/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 January 2019
28/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 25 January 2019
25/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 24 January 2019
24/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 January 2019
22/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 January 2019
18/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 17 January 2019
17/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 16 January 2019
16/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 15 January 2019
15/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 14 January 2019
11/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 10 January 2019
09/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 8 January 2019
03/01/2019Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 2 January 2019
21/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 December 2018
20/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 December 2018
19/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 18 December 2018
18/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 17 December 2018
14/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 December 2018
13/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 12 December 2018
12/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 December 2018
11/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 10 December 2018
06/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 5 December 2018
05/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2018
04/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 3 December 2018
03/12/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 November 2018
30/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 29 November 2018
29/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 28 November 2018
28/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 27 November 2018
27/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 November 2018
26/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 November 2018
22/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 21 November 2018
21/11/2018Bills Bill 292 2017-19 as amended in Public Bill Committee
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Royal Town Planning Institute (AB67)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) (AB68) (PDF)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Fresh Produce Consortium (AB69)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Academics and farmers from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex and the Land Workers’ Alliance (AB70) (PDF)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: British Horse Society (AB71) (PDF)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) (AB72)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (AB73) (PDF)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Paul Gingell (AB74)
21/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Shropshire's Great Outdoors Strategy Board (AB75) (PDF)
21/11/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons All proceedings up to 20 November 2018 at Public Bill Committee Stage
21/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 20 November 2018
21/11/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 20 November 2018
20/11/2018 Committee Debate: 13th sitting: House of Commons
20/11/2018 Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons
20/11/2018 Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far: House of Commons
20/11/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 20 November 2018
20/11/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 5 (PDF)
16/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) (AB65) (PDF)
16/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: LARA (the Motoring Organisations' Land Access and Recreation Association (AB66)
16/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 15 November 2018
16/11/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 15 November 2018
15/11/2018 Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons
15/11/2018 Committee Debate: 12th sitting: House of Commons
15/11/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 15 November 2018
15/11/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Memorandum for the Public Bill Committee (PDF)
14/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 13 November 2018
14/11/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 13 November 2018
14/11/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: selection 4 (PDF)
13/11/2018 Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons
13/11/2018 Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Cornwall Council (AB47)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Dr Stuart Calimport (AB48)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Joss Hibbs (AB49) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Dr Nigel Maxted (AB50)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Mrs K C Haslam (AB51)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Bristol Veterinary School at the University of Bristol (AB52)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Walkers are Welcome CIC (AB53)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Tenant Farmers Association (Supplementary) (AB54) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Soil Association (AB55) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Claudine Russell (AB56)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Philip Morton (AB57)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Nature Friendly Farming Network (AB58) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Sunderland City Council (AB59) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: NFU Cymru (AB60) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Cornwall Countryside Access Forum (CCAF) (AB61)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon (AB62) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Friends of the Earth (AB63)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Co-operatives UK (AB64) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: NFU Scotland (supplementary) (AB19(a)) (PDF)
13/11/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Sustain (further written evidence) (AB41(a)) (PDF)
13/11/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 13 November 2018
13/11/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 3 (PDF)
09/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 8 November 2018
07/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 6 November 2018
02/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: City of London Corporation (AB44)
02/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: EcoNexus (AB45)
02/11/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: British Poultry Council (AB46) (PDF)
02/11/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 1 November 2018
02/11/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 1 November 2018
01/11/2018 Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
01/11/2018 Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons
01/11/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 1 November 2018
01/11/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee:Selection 2 (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: WWF-UK (AB29)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: National Parks England (AB30) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Judith Smart (AB31)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: The Wildlife Trusts (AB32)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Mrs Rachel Thompson MBE (AB33)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Scottish Land and Estates (AB34) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Greener UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link (AB35) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Horse Access Campaign UK (HAC UK) (AB36) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Julie Main (AB37)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Axbridge Bridleways Association (AB38) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: The Open Spaces Society (AB39) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: The Woodland Trust (AB40) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Sustain (AB41) (PDF)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Worcestershire Bridleways and Rider’s Association (AB42)
31/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Agricultural Christian Fellowship (AB43)
31/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 30 October 2018
31/10/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 30 October 2018
30/10/2018 Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
30/10/2018 Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
30/10/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 30 October 2018
30/10/2018Selection of amendments: Commons Consideration in Committee:Selection 1 (PDF)
29/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 26 October 2018
26/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at as at 25 October 2018
26/10/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 25 October 2018
25/10/2018 Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
25/10/2018 Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
25/10/2018Briefing papers Briefing Paper on the Bill
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: NFU (further written submission) (AB21)
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Which? (AB22)
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) (AB23) (PDF)
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Brian Worrell (AB24)
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) (AB25)
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: UK Pesticides Campaign (AB26)
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: the Ramblers (AB27)
25/10/2018Written evidence Written evidence: Richard Bruce (AB28)
25/10/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 25 October 2018
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: John Greenshields (AB01)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Sophie Hyde (AB02)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Kathy Keeley (AB03)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Sustainable Food Trust (AB04)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Arla Foods UK (AB05)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Countryside Alliance (AB06)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Dawn Grocock (AB07)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: RSPCA (AB08)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Shaun Leavey OBE FRAgS (AB09)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Tenant Farmers Association (AB10)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: British Veterinary Association (BVA) (AB11) (PDF)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Dairy UK (AB12)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Mrs Catriona Cook MBE (AB13)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: The Trails Trust (TTT) (AB14) (PDF)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Mid & West Berks Local Access Forum (AB15) (PDF)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Farmwel (AB16)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: Anglian Water (AB17)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: The Landworkers Alliance (AB18) (PDF)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: NFU Scotland (AB19) (PDF)
24/10/2018Written evidence Written Evidence: NFU (AB20)
24/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 23 October 2018
24/10/2018Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 23 October 2018
23/10/2018 Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
23/10/2018 Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
23/10/2018Amendment papers Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 23 October 2018
23/10/2018Press notices Schedule of meetings (PDF)
22/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 19 October 2018
18/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 17 October 2018
16/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 15 October 2018
12/10/2018Amendment papers Notices of Amendments as at 11 October 2018
11/10/2018Press notices Have your say on the Agriculture Bill
10/10/2018 2nd reading: House of Commons
10/10/2018 Money resolution: House of Commons
12/09/2018 1st reading: House of Commons
12/09/2018Bills Bill 266 2017-19, as introduced
12/09/2018Explanatory Notes Bill 266-EN 2017-19
12/09/2018Delegated Powers Memoranda Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (PDF)