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Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 117467, tabled on 5 December 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions his Department has had with the National Farmers' Union on improving productivity in the pig sector after the UK leaves the EU.

Answered on

12 December 2017

Leaving the EU is a once in a lifetime opportunity to boost domestic productivity and increase competitiveness.

We have regular discussions with the NFU and other stakeholders, including the National Pig Association on how we develop a future domestic agricultural policy that will improve productivity.