Rethinking food in Wales
- This consultation has completed. It ran from Thursday, 27 July 2017 to Thursday, 14 September 2017
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Response to the consultation
Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation
- RFW 01 Individual PDF 114 KB View as HTML (1) 4 KB
- RFW 02 Food Values Team PDF 127 KB View as HTML (2) 13 KB
- RFW 03 Glebelands Market Garden Limited PDF 118 KB View as HTML (3) 7 KB
- RFW 04 Individual PDF 39 KB View as HTML (4) 5 KB
- RFW 05 Cardiff University PDF 386 KB
- RFW 06 Individual PDF 36 KB View as HTML (6) 3 KB
- RFW 07 Calon Cymru Network and The One Planet Council PDF 1 MB View as HTML (7) 75 KB
- RFW 08 Directors of Public Protection Wales PDF 570 KB
- RFW 09 Welsh Local Government Association PDF 614 KB
- RFW 10 Paramaethu Cymru PDF 254 KB View as HTML (10) 48 KB
- RFW 11 Just Food Group in Abergavenny PDF 422 KB View as HTML (11) 39 KB
- RFW 12 Pisces, Environmental and Fisheries Advisor PDF 375 KB View as HTML (12) 83 KB
- RFW 13 LEAF and FACE Cymru PDF 334 KB View as HTML (13) 54 KB
- RFW 14 Sgema Cyf PDF 132 KB View as HTML (14) 29 KB
- RFW 15 FareShare Cymru PDF 147 KB View as HTML (15) 20 KB
- RFW 16 Tenant Farmers Association in Wales (TFA Cymru) PDF 229 KB View as HTML (16) 21 KB
- RFW 17 Food and Drink Federation Cymru PDF 808 KB
- RFW 18 University of South Wales and Peas Please Steering Group PDF 653 KB View as HTML (18) 18 KB
- RFW 19 The Wine and Spirit Trade Association PDF 183 KB View as HTML (19) 24 KB
- RFW 20 Wales Environment Link PDF 872 KB
- RFW 21 Farmers' Union of Wales PDF 718 KB
- RFW 22 Wildlife Trust Wales PDF 2 MB
- RFW 23 The Salvation Army PDF 2 MB
- RFW 24 Soil Association PDF 1 MB
- RFW 25 RSPB Cymru PDF 761 KB
- RFW 26 Food Poverty Alliance Wales (FPAW) PDF 764 KB
- RFW 27 Individual PDF 111 KB View as HTML (27) 33 KB
- RFW 28 Food Sense Wales PDF 187 KB View as HTML (28) 139 KB
- RFW 29 Sustain PDF 163 KB View as HTML (29) 25 KB
- RFW 30 End Child Poverty Network Cymru PDF 209 KB View as HTML (30) 24 KB
- RFW 31 Caerphilly County Borough Council PDF 320 KB View as HTML (31) 32 KB
- RFW 32 Slipstream Wales PDF 52 KB View as HTML (32) 11 KB
- RFW 33 Food Ethics Council PDF 247 KB View as HTML (33) 24 KB
- RFW 34 Public Health Dietitians in Wales PDF 210 KB View as HTML (34) 36 KB
- RFW 35 Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens PDF 138 KB View as HTML (35) 21 KB
- RFW 36 National Farmers' Union Cymru (NFU) Cymru PDF 702 KB
- RFW 37 Sustainable Food Trust PDF 568 KB View as HTML (37) 49 KB
- RFW 38 Individual PDF 117 KB View as HTML (38) 5 KB
- RFW 39 Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens PDF 98 KB View as HTML (39) 30 KB
Purpose of the consultation
The culture and identity of Wales are influenced as much by what we eat and drink as the language we speak and the landscapes we enjoy. The Welsh Government has ambitious targets to grow our food and drink industry and raise the profile of food and drink from Wales. Also, the decision to leave the EU will create both challenges and opportunities for the industry.
The Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee is carrying out an inquiry into what we can do to enhance the food and drink sector and our relationship with the food we eat.
We are therefore asking what the future for food and drink could be.
What is your vision for the future of food in Wales and what needs to be done to achieve it?
How can we rethink food so that we have:
- Healthy, locally produced food that is accessible and affordable;
- An innovative food industry sustaining high quality jobs;
- Sustainably produced food with high environmental and animal welfare standards; and
- An internationally renowned destination for food lovers?
Please feel free to let us know any other issues which you feel are relevant.
We want to hear your views. Please tell us what you think by emailing us at SeneddCCERA@assembly.wales. We ask that all contributions reach us before the 14 September 2017. After this date, the Committee will consider the responses and decide how to take the inquiry forward.
We welcome responses in Welsh or English from individuals and organisations. We ask that organisations with their own language policies provide bilingual responses in line with those policies.
Submissions should be no longer than 2,000 words, contain numbered paragraphs, and sources of evidence should be referenced and hyperlinked where possible.
Providing Written Evidence
The National Assembly for Wales has two official languages, Welsh and English.
In line with the Assembly’s Official Languages Scheme, the Committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in National Assembly proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.
We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.
Please see guidance for those providing evidence for committees.
Disclosure of information
Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the Committee.
Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:
Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee
Telephone: 0300 200 6565