British Poultry Council to hold virtual roundtable on post-Brexit trade

The BPC is holding a roundtable with the Minister for International Trade to highlight post-Brexit business viability and food security challenges.
calendar icon 3 February 2021
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As the UK becomes a third country, this virtual roundtable will focus on the ways in which various trade barriers can be mitigated to avoid a food supply crisis, protect UK producers and ensure food on every table.

British Poultry Council Chief Executive, Richard Griffiths, said: “We are delighted to be working with ResPublica to highlight the challenges faced by British food producers post-Brexit and how the industry is adapting the changing circumstances. We look forward to welcoming Minister for International Trade Ranil Jayawardena MP at the virtual roundtable and discussing the impact of post-Brexit trade on our national food supply.”

The line-up of speakers includes

  • Ranil Jayawardena MP – Minister for International Trade
  • Dr Elitsa Garnizova – Principal Investigator, Trade Policy Hub, LSE
  • Richard Griffiths – Chief Executive, British Poultry Council
  • Nick von Westenholz – Director, Trade and Business Strategy, NFU
  • Phillip Blond – Director, ResPublica (Chair)

As the UK becomes a third country, this virtual roundtable will focus on the ways in which various trade barriers can be mitigated to avoid a food supply crisis, protect UK producers and ensure food on every table.

British Poultry Council Chief Executive, Richard Griffiths, said: “We are delighted to be working with ResPublica to highlight the challenges faced by British food producers post-Brexit and how the industry is adapting the changing circumstances. We look forward to welcoming Minister for International Trade Ranil Jayawardena MP at the virtual roundtable and discussing the impact of post-Brexit trade on our national food supply.”

The line-up of speakers includes

  • Ranil Jayawardena MP – Minister for International Trade
  • Dr Elitsa Garnizova – Principal Investigator, Trade Policy Hub, LSE
  • Richard Griffiths – Chief Executive, British Poultry Council
  • Nick von Westenholz – Director, Trade and Business Strategy, NFU
  • Phillip Blond – Director, ResPublica (Chair)

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