Plant health framework

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This command paper sets out how the UK government and devolved governments propose to work together in key areas of plant health policy. This includes:

  • requirements in relation to the import into, and internal movement of, plants and plant products (including wood and wood products)
  • UK risk assessment of new plant pests and outbreak management
  • assurance and auditing of policies across Great Britain to protect plant biosecurity
  • exports of plants and plant products from the UK
15 July 2022The House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee published its final report on the Common Frameworks programme.
27 June 2022SPICe published a briefing on the framework.
7 June 2022The Rural Affairs, Islands, and Natural Environment Committee opened a call for views on the framework (closing 29 July 2022).
25 March 2022The Northern Ireland Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs published its position paper on the framework.
11 March 2022The House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee published correspondence to George Eustice MP, Secretary of State for Environment on the framework.
7 February 2022The Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee received the framework for scrutiny.
3 February 2022The provisional framework was published.
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