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Higher Level And Entry Level Stewardship Scheme Expiry

EDM number 1558 in 2017-19, proposed by Timothy Farron on 24/07/2018.
Categorised under the topic of Agriculture.

That this House notes that Higher Level and Entry Level Stewardship schemes due to expire at the end of January 2019 are not able to be renewed, whereas those whose schemes finish after the UK scheduled date to leave the EU will continue to receive funding; recognises that this gap in funding leaves farmers financially vulnerable during this interim period; further recognises that important environmental gains could be lost during this period; and calls on the Government to extend such stewardship schemes by an initial two years up to 2021 or until the replacement provisions are in place after the UK leaves the EU.

This motion has been signed by a total of 8 MPs.

Tim Farron24/07/2018Westmorland and LonsdaleLiberal DemocratProposed
Sandy Martin04/09/2018IpswichLabourSeconded
Jim Shannon04/09/2018StrangfordDUPSeconded
Jim Cunningham04/09/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded
Alan Brown04/09/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Angus MacNeil06/09/2018Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
Ruth George06/09/2018High PeakLabourSigned
Drew Hendry09/10/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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