Post-Brexit Food and Farming Policy Documents

We are working on a critical reading of the wide range of policy documents that have emerged in the post-brexit debates on food and farming. Let us know if we’ve missed anything or if you have any other suggestions. Chris Maughan <>, Moya Kneafsey <> and Colin Anderson <>

  1. The New Economics Foundation / Global Justice Now, Agricultural subsidies
    in the UK after Brexit A progressive solution,
  2. The National Farmers’ Union, Policy Statement: Next Steps for agricultural policy – a new deal for society,
  3. The Soil Association, The future of British farming outside the EU: A discussion paper by the Soil Association for Molly Scott Cato MEP,
  4. The Landworkers’ Alliance, Making Food Sovereignty a Reality Recommendations for Post-Brexit Agricultural Policy,
  5. Food Sovereignty UK / A People’s Food Policy, A People’s Food Policy,
  6. The Tenant Farmers’ Association, A Post EU Farming Policy for Britain,
  7. LWA/Simon Fairlie, Farming Policy After Brexit: A Report For The Greens,
  8. Ulster Farmers’ Union , UFU Discussion Document
    Brexit: Options For a New Domestic Agricultural Policy,
  9. Centre for Policy Studies, Pointmaker: Brexit, Agriculture And
    Agricultural Policy,
  10. National Trust, The future of our countryside,
  11. Countryside Alliance, Brexit Policy Document: Sustaining a Living and Working Countryside outside of the European Union,
  12. UK2020 / Owen Paterson, UK agricultural policy post-Brexit,
  13. Compassion in World Farming , Sowing Fresh Seeds Food, Farming and Animal Welfare post Brexit,
  14. House of Lords – EU Committee , 20th Report of Session 2016–17 HL Paper 169
    Brexit: agriculture,
  15. Food and Drink Federation, FDF Manifesto 2017,
  16. Sustain, Briefing Summary Beyond 2020 New farm policy,
  17. Eating Better, Beyond the CAP Policies to support better UK meat and dairy production post-Brexit,
  18. Policy exchange, Farming Tomorrow British agriculture after Brexit,
  19. Agroecology All-Part Parliamentary Group, Inquiry Into Trade Post-Brexit Briefing Paper,
  20. GM Freeze Briefing – Brexit and GM 

This list focused on statements/documents published by organisations and does not include reports written by academics.


Other documents and readings suggested by colleagues that are relevant, but are not outside of our focus (we list above: policy documents and recommendations put forth by organisations):