British Agriculture Bureau (BAB)
WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.
WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
600,000€ - 699,999€
Lobbyists declared: 4 FTE (4)
WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 2
Meetings with European Commission: 6
Lobbying costs over the years:
British Agriculture Bureau (BAB)
Registration on EU Transparency Register
Goals / Remit
The British Agriculture Bureau (BAB) champions UK farming and growing in Brussels and provides professional representation and services to the members of the National Farmers’ Union of England, NFU Cymru, National Farmers’ Union of Scotland and the Ulster Farmers’ Union.
The main aims and objectives of BAB are to: provide political representation at European level; inform UK farming unions about important political, commercial or legislative changes that may impact on members; engage with EU and third country agri-food stakeholders based in Brussels; influence political decisions on agriculture by lobbying the EU public institutions, European and international organisations.
Agricultural policy, including the CAP EU budget State aid Food Supply Chain (including unfair trading practices) Research & Innovation Rural transport Rural Development & structural funds Market sectors (arable, sugar, livestock, poultry, horticulture. apiculture) Employment, including seasonal labour Health & Safety Sustainable Production & Consumption Organics Animal Health Environment and climate change Renewable Energy Quality & promotion Sustainable use of pesticides Fertilisers, including anti-dumping measures Farm to Fork Biodiversity Strategy Water Trade in agricultural products, including future EU/UK trade relationship
NFU Agriculture House Agriculture House
Warwickshire CV8 2TZ
Tel: 44 024 7685 8500
British Agriculture Bureau Rue de Treves 61 Rue de Treves 61
Tel: 32 022850580
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
3 policy staff
Person in charge of EU relations
Person with legal responsibility
British Chamber of Commerce
Procurement from EU institutions
Grants from EU institutions
Total public financing
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Expert groups (European Commission)
Intergroups (European Parliament)
Industry forums (European Parliament)
Lobbying for UK farmers
Meetings with European Commission6 meetings found.
The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.
- 11 Dec 2017 - Tom Tynan - Business discussion (DG Trade)
- 22 Sep 2016 - Tom Tynan - Agri matters (DG Trade)
- 15 Oct 2015 - Nathalie Chaze - Plant protection products (DG Health)
- 07 Jul 2015 - Cristina Rueda Catry Tom Tynan - Future of the CAP and general discussion (DG Trade)
- 01 Jul 2015 - José Mendes Bota - Potential opportunities for the agri-food sector through Horizon 2020 (DG Research)
- 12 Feb 2015 - José Mendes Bota - Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Commission (DG Research)