VIDEO: Industry leaders debate CAP reform

Farm leaders, politicians, civil servants and policy-makers gathered at the Royal Society in London on Tuesday (29 November) to discuss the likely impact of proposals to reform the Common Agricultural policy.

The Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum provides a platform for policy-makers in Parliament, Whitehall and government agencies to engage in timely discussion on public policy relating to food and nutrition with key stakeholders.

Speakers included NFU president Peter Kendall, CLA president Harry Cotterell as well as senior representatives from DEFRA, the European Union and leading conservation groups.These include health professionals and representatives of the bodies they work for; businesses in the food supply chain and their advisers; local authorities and schools; consumer and other interest groups, and the voluntary sector; and academics and commentators, along with the media.