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Sir Peter Kendall

Sir Peter Kendall

Chair
Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

  • Maintaining free and frictionless trade with our major trading partner, the EU, and to secure the benefits of existing EU preferential trade arrangements with other countries
  • How we ensure ongoing access to an adequate supply of permanent and seasonal labour for food and farming businesses
  • Continuing to promote food production through agricultural policy alongside the UK’s existing high environmental and animal welfare standards
  • Ensure businesses operate under an efficient and proportionate regulatory system that is centred on scientific evaluation and that incentivises innovation and competitiveness

  • A look at how more agency over regulation could provide much-needed invigoration to rural communities, hand-in-hand with a resurgence in agricultural industry
  • The role of central government in enabling regulatory change
  • How local governments will need to be innovative and agile in their approach to agricultural funding and allocation
  • Local government could play a significant role in any new system of environmental land management, particularly around issues such as environmental improvements, rural resilience and public access
  • Diversifying farmers remit and the implications this has on other industries, e.g. Tourism