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Work of DEFRA, Health & Harmony: Stakeholder ideas for policy, regulation, and delivery mechanisms

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This report from Dods Monitoring provides an overview of the content of the "Work of DEFRA, Health and Harmony" select committee inquiry as a preliminary understanding of stakeholder contributions. This work sits alongside the current Government consultation - "Health and Harmony: Future of food, farming, and the environment"- that closed in May 2018.

Focusing on written evidence submitted to the Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs Committee, this report provides analysis of each stakeholder's response to identify potential policy outcomes and delivery mechanisms for future funding to the agricultural sector. This report also identifies a number of key areas of debate, and potential pitfalls that should be avoided in policymaking.