Teresa Villier's Speech: A vision for future farming

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

A vision for future farming as we tackle the challenges of climate change and nature recovery

Leading Defra to put farming at the heart of tackling the twin climate and nature crisis

Thank you … I am really delighted to have been asked by the Prime Minister to return to Defra to lead the Government’s really ambitious agenda on farming, on fishing, on food, on the rural economy, and on protecting our natural environment.

The decisive result in the recent general election has broken the parliamentary deadlock, which has been holding so much back in this country.

So for Defra this means we can forge ahead with our extensive legislative programme … the biggest in Whitehall including of course – a world leading Agriculture Bill.

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