All-Party Parliamentary Group for Fruit & Vegetable Farming

Helen Whately, MP for Faversham and Mid Kent, has been elected as chair of the new All-Party Parliamentary Group for Fruit & Vegetable Farming.

Other members include Kent MPs Tom Tugendhat, Gordon Henderson and Helen Grant. Along with Henderson, Matt Warman, Pete Wishart and Kerry McCarthy have all been elected as vice-chairs of the group.


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