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Departmental Committee of Inquiry into Allotments Cmnd.4166 (The Thorpe Report)

The 1969 Departmental Committee of Inquiry into Allotments Cmnd.4166, otherwise known as the Thorpe_Report was appointed:

To review general policy on allotments in the light of present-day conditions in England and Wales and to recommend what legislative and other changes, if any, are needed.

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Securing food supplies

Securing food supplies up to 2050: the challenges faced by the UK

House of Commons, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

Securing food supplies up to 2050: the challenges faced by the UK

Fourth Report of Session 2008–09, Volume I Securing_food_supplies

The world faces what one of our witnesses described as “an unprecedented double challenge”: it needs to produce more food, but in a way that does not degrade the natural resources on which agricultural depends, and which decreases the food chain’s reliance on fossil fuels and reduces greenhouse gas emissions.

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The Future for Allotments – Select Committee on Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs

THE FUTURE FOR ALLOTMENTS Select Committee on Environment, Transport and Regional Affairs Fifth Report

INTRODUCTION

     “Allotments are an important feature in the cultural landscape.
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