The final report from the Farm Inspection and Regulation Review provides recommendations on how we can better regulate farming in England. These include:
creating an independent regulator
making better use of technology
offering more advice and guidance to farmers
In February 2018 the Secretary of State commissioned a review to identify opportunities to improve farming-related regulation and enforcement (including farm inspections). The review ran from March to December 2018 and was chaired by Dame Glenys Stacey. The review related to England only.
The interim report sets out possible new approaches to regulating farming.
The terms of reference set out the scope of the review.