On 11 November 2020, the first UK Agriculture Act in more than 50 years received royal assent. At Sustain, the alliance for better food and farming, our objectives for the bill included making farm payments dependent on the delivery of public goods, boosting whole farm agro-ecological approaches, including public health as an objective, ensuring better supply chain rules to stop abuse, protecting food standards, and better protection for workers.

We pressed our concerns about how the climate and Nature emergency should be tackled through land use, agroforestry, soil protection, and regulation ...


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