Policy paper

The future for food, farming and the environment: policy statement (2020)

A policy update providing further detail of England’s agricultural policy and how the Agriculture Bill will help us achieve this.



This policy update provides further detail of the agricultural policy for England over the next 10 years. It also outlines how the Agriculture Bill will help to achieve this.

This document focuses on policy for England. We will be working with the rest of the UK to develop any necessary UK-wide legislation and administrative common frameworks.

On 25 February, we opened a discussion about our initial proposals for designing an Environmental Land Management scheme. Responses must be received by 5 May 2020.

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Published 25 February 2020