WAG has invited views on the implementation of the five annual EU milk quota increases of 1% from April 2009, which are a result of the Common Agricultural Policy Health Check. The closing date for comments was 27th February 2009.
The Welsh Assembly Government were seeking comments on the first stage of development of their climate change strategy. The closing date for comments was 22nd February 2009.
The Welsh Assembly Government and Meat Promotion Wales (HCC) are seeking comments and suggestions on the Strategic Action Plan for the Welsh Red Meat Industry. The closing date for comments was 20th February 2009.
The Rural Development Sub-Committee undertook an inquiry into the production and promotion of Welsh food. The aim of the inquiry was to examine the challenges facing the Welsh agri-food sector, assess the success of Welsh Assembly Government initiatives in this area to date, evaluate the appropriateness of the Welsh Assembly Government’s proposals for the future of the sector, and to
make recommendations to the Welsh Assembly Government.
The Welsh Assembly Government has written to stakeholders and interested parties regarding the proposed implementation of European Commission Regulation EC no. 504/2008 in Wales. The closing date for comments was 11th February 2009.
The Welsh Assembly Government invited views on the European Commission's proposal to replace the Animal By-Products Regulation 1774/2002/EC. The existing Regulations protect human and animal health by limiting and controlling the use and disposal of ABPs which are not intended for human consumption.