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star this property date less than 2016-03-16more like thismore than 2016-03-16
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the net value was of food imports from Africa in the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 31424 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-22more like thismore than 2016-03-22
star this property answer text <p>The following table shows the net value (imports minus exports) of food imports from Africa, for the last ten years, according to HMRC trade statistics<strong><strong>[1]</strong></strong>:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£'million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Total Exports</p></td><td><p>Total Imports</p></td><td><p><em>Net Imports</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>173.5</p></td><td><p>1,200.7</p></td><td><p><em>1,027.1</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>168.5</p></td><td><p>1,260.7</p></td><td><p><em>1,092.2</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>263.6</p></td><td><p>1,428.6</p></td><td><p><em>1,165.0</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>259.2</p></td><td><p>1,506.2</p></td><td><p><em>1,247.1</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>372.1</p></td><td><p>1,419.7</p></td><td><p><em>1,047.7</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>375.0</p></td><td><p>1,497.6</p></td><td><p><em>1,122.6</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>430.0</p></td><td><p>1,419.9</p></td><td><p><em>990.0</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>502.9</p></td><td><p>1,565.5</p></td><td><p><em>1,062.6</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>594.6</p></td><td><p>1,467.5</p></td><td><p><em>872.9</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>448.7</p></td><td><p>1,307.9</p></td><td><p><em>859.2</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total trade</p></td><td><p>3,588.1</p></td><td><p>14,074.3</p></td><td><p><em>10,486.2</em></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p> </p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>[1]</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Source: HM Revenue and Customs</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>Data prepared by the Food &amp; Trade Statistics team, Great British Food Unit, Defra</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>2015 data are subject to amendments</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2016-03-22T11:58:00.627Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-22T11:58:00.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
479157
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star this property date less than 2016-03-16more like thismore than 2016-03-16
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the net value was of food imports from the EU in the last 10 years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Windsor more like this
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Adam Afriyie more like this
star this property uin 31425 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-03-22more like thismore than 2016-03-22
star this property answer text <p>The following table shows the net value (imports minus exports) of food imports from EU countries, for the last ten years, according to HMRC trade statistics[1]:</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>£'million</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Total Exports</p></td><td><p>Total Imports</p></td><td><p><em>Net Imports</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>6,849.6</p></td><td><p>14,293.2</p></td><td><p><em>7,443.6</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>6,761.9</p></td><td><p>14,250.4</p></td><td><p><em>7,488.5</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>7,401.8</p></td><td><p>14,534.3</p></td><td><p><em>7,132.5</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>7,724.5</p></td><td><p>13,888.6</p></td><td><p><em>6,164.2</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>8,265.3</p></td><td><p>14,311.8</p></td><td><p><em>6,046.6</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>7,319.9</p></td><td><p>14,638.1</p></td><td><p><em>7,318.2</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>6,085.5</p></td><td><p>16,498.5</p></td><td><p><em>10,412.9</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>5,837.4</p></td><td><p>19,021.0</p></td><td><p><em>13,183.7</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>6,422.6</p></td><td><p>17,354.3</p></td><td><p><em>10,931.7</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>7,560.6</p></td><td><p>18,065.6</p></td><td><p><em>10,504.9</em></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Total trade</p></td><td><p>70,229.1</p></td><td><p>156,855.9</p></td><td><p><em>86,626.8</em></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>[1]</p><table><tbody><tr><td colspan="3"><p>Source: HM Revenue and Customs</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="4"><p>Data prepared by the Food &amp; Trade Statistics team, Great British Food Unit, Defra</p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="3"><p>2015 data are subject to amendments</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2016-03-22T12:04:11.433Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-22T12:04:11.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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1586
unstar this property label Biography information for Adam Afriyie more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-09-04more like thismore than 2017-09-04
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of food consumed in the UK was imported in each year since 2007. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kilmarnock and Loudoun more like this
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Alan Brown more like this
star this property uin 7103 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-12more like thismore than 2017-09-12
star this property answer text <p>Based on the farm-gate value of raw food, the proportion of UK consumption which was imported is shown in the table below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>2007</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>49%</p></td><td><p>48%</p></td><td><p>49%</p></td><td><p>49%</p></td><td><p>47%</p></td><td><p>46%</p></td><td><p>46%</p></td><td><p>46%</p></td><td><p>48%</p></td><td><p>51%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>More detail on the geographic origin of food consumed domestically, including the proportion of UK produced food which is exported, is published in the Agriculture in the UK annual reports on the Defra website:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/agriculture-in-the-united-kingdom" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/agriculture-in-the-united-kingdom</a>.</p><p> </p><p>The figures above are not a measure of ‘self-sufficiency’. The more commonly used ‘production to supply ratio’ which also contains food produced here and then exported is shown below.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>2007</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2008</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2009</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2010</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2011</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2012</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2013</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2014</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>All food %</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>59</p></td><td><p>61</p></td><td><p>64</p></td><td><p>63</p></td><td><p>60</p></td><td><p>62</p></td><td><p>61</p></td><td><p>60</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Indigenous type food %</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>72</p></td><td><p>75</p></td><td><p>78</p></td><td><p>77</p></td><td><p>73</p></td><td><p>76</p></td><td><p>76</p></td><td><p>76</p></td></tr></tbody></table>
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2017-09-12T13:07:05.07Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-12T13:07:05.07Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alan Brown more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of the UK total food import expenditure is made up of items (1) finished in the EU, and (2) part-finished in the EU, which could be finished in the UK. more like this
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Baroness Byford more like this
star this property uin HL11233 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p><br></p><p>Defra does not hold the statistics required to answer this question. Overseas trade commodity data collected by HMRC does not include any details of where products are manufactured, or of any intermediate manufacturing processes.</p><p><br></p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:48:22.713Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:48:22.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Byford more like this
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star this property date less than 2017-10-30more like thismore than 2017-10-30
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of imported food by (1) value, and (2) weight, is not able to be grown or produced in the UK. more like this
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Baroness Byford more like this
star this property uin HL2665 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-07more like thismore than 2017-11-07
star this property answer text <p>Total UK imports of food and drink in 2016 were valued at £42.5 billion, and 39.5 million tonnes in weight. The proportion of these imports classified as non-indigenous was 40% by value, and 45% in volume terms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2017-11-07T17:36:12.24Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-07T17:36:12.24Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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3343
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Byford more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they have prepared for householders on the availability of food supplies previously imported from the EU in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL11855 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a high degree of food security as shown by the UK Security Assessment. This is built on access to diverse sources of supply, including our excellent domestic production. Consumers will continue to have a wide choice of food after we leave the EU.</p><p> </p><p>While we are making sensible preparations for all eventualities as we leave the EU, there are no plans for the Government to store food.</p><p> </p><p>Defra recently published a series of Technical Notices outlining preparations in the event of leaving the EU without a deal. This information can be found on the GOV.UK website.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11856 more like this
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less than 2018-12-05T16:39:15.927Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T16:39:15.927Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
1015859
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-27more like thismore than 2018-11-27
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what advice they have prepared for householders concerning stockpiles of non-perishable food in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL11856 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-12-05more like thismore than 2018-12-05
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a high degree of food security as shown by the UK Security Assessment. This is built on access to diverse sources of supply, including our excellent domestic production. Consumers will continue to have a wide choice of food after we leave the EU.</p><p> </p><p>While we are making sensible preparations for all eventualities as we leave the EU, there are no plans for the Government to store food.</p><p> </p><p>Defra recently published a series of Technical Notices outlining preparations in the event of leaving the EU without a deal. This information can be found on the GOV.UK website.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL11855 more like this
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less than 2018-12-05T16:39:15.977Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-05T16:39:15.977Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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3792
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the availability of fresh, frozen, and chilled food warehousing space should imported food be delayed as a consequence of a no-deal Brexit. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL12749 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>The UK has a high degree of food security built upon a diverse range of sources, and this will continue to be the case whether we leave the EU with or without a deal.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has well established ways of working with the food industry to mitigate disruption across the supply chain, and we are using these to support preparations for leaving the EU. Consumers will continue to have access to a range of different products.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T12:14:42.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T12:14:42.267Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-10more like thismore than 2019-01-10
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government by what date any necessary new IT import notification system for food imports when the UK leaves the EU will be fully operational. more like this
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Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
star this property uin HL12751 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
star this property answer text <p>A new system for imports notification is in the final stages of development and is being tested over the next few weeks. We are working to deliver this system for the end of March and, subject to successful testing, it will be made available initially to long-distance importers from early February.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-01-22T15:56:03.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T15:56:03.433Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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3792
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Jones of Whitchurch more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food: Imports remove filter
star this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the context of any international trade agreement entered into once the UK has left the EU, how they plan to ensure that the current environmental, animal welfare and food safety standards of British food are protected against competition from imported food that is produced to lower standards. more like this
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Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this
star this property uin HL1292 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-14more like thismore than 2017-09-14
star this property answer text <p>When we leave the European Union, we will maintain our current environmental, animal welfare, and food safety standards. We will keep our existing UK legislation, and the EU Withdrawal Bill will convert EU law into UK law as it applies at the moment of exit.</p><p> </p><p>These standards will continue to apply to both our own great British produce and that imported from our trading partners overseas. It is vital that we explore new trading opportunities, but these should not mean a dilution of the standards for which British food is world renowned. Any future trade agreements must work for consumers, farmers, and businesses in the UK.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2017-09-14T13:29:10.03Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-14T13:29:10.03Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness McIntosh of Pickering more like this