You can read Robert's speeches and appearances in Parliament below:
The Government recognises the concerns of our UK sheep farmers and is determined to get the best deal for them as we leave the EU.
The seven year agricultural transition period in England, as set out in the Agriculture Bill, will make sure there is a gradual transitio
Farming has a bright future outside the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy.
Defra funds research conducted by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) and the Environment Agency to add
No formal assessment of the effect of seal activity on Atlantic salmon stocks has been made in English rivers.
The overall impact on immature fish is not assessed at a national level.
We are pursuing a wide range of interventions as part of the Government’s strategy to eradicate bovine TB in England by 2038, including s
Defra undertakes annual assessments of salmon and sea trout stocks for England and Wales.
I give the Scottish Government credit for its achievement where credit is due.
Certainly, leaving the European Union gives us more flexibility on procurement, but I would like British suppliers and British public ser