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star this property date less than 2019-04-29more like thismore than 2019-04-29
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Birds: Pest Control more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will establish an independent inquiry on the reasons his Department and Natural England decided on the proposal to revoke General Licences 04/05/06. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Mid Sussex more like this
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Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
star this property uin 248559 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>The decision to revoke the licences was made by Natural England (NE) as the licensing authority, not the government. We have not yet decided on a review of the recent situation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T12:44:51.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T12:44:51.747Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
1123992
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star this property date less than 2019-04-30more like thismore than 2019-04-30
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Birds: Pest Control more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for what reasons general licences for controlling certain species of bird were revoked before the Government was legally required to do so. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Haltemprice and Howden more like this
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Mr David Davis more like this
star this property uin 249208 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>I refer the Rt Hon. Gentleman to the letter sent from the Chairman of Natural England to the Secretary of State <a href="http://www.gov.uk/government/publications/general-licences-for-controlling-wild-birds-letter-from-natural-england-chair-to-environment-secretary" target="_blank">www.gov.uk/government/publications/general-licences-for-controlling-wild-birds-letter-from-natural-england-chair-to-environment-secretary</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T13:44:50.55Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T13:44:50.55Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Mr David Davis more like this
1125274
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department takes to protect vulnerable people, including older people, children and people with health conditions from pollution episodes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 251940 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>During episodes of elevated air pollution, Defra works closely with Public Health England and a network of health charities to ensure that key health messages are communicated to those who are vulnerable to the effects of air pollution, in addition to communicating through our normal digital channels.</p><p> </p><p>Defra’s Daily Air Quality Index (<a href="https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/air-pollution/daqi" target="_blank">https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/air-pollution/daqi</a>) assists in understanding air pollution levels and suggests recommended actions and health advice. Such advice applies to anyone experiencing symptoms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T11:23:40.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T11:23:40.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
1125276
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what guidance his Department provided to (a) schools, (b) nurseries, (c) hospitals, (d) care homes and (e) GP surgeries on protecting vulnerable people from the pollution episodes that occurred across England in April 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hammersmith more like this
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Andy Slaughter more like this
star this property uin 251941 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>During episodes of elevated air pollution (including the episodes across England in April 2019) Defra works closely with Public Health England and a network of health charities to ensure that key health messages are communicated to those who are vulnerable to the effects of air pollution, in addition to communicating through our normal digital channels.</p><p> </p><p>Defra’s <a href="https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/air-pollution/daqi" target="_blank">Daily Air Quality Index</a> (<a href="https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/air-pollution/daqi" target="_blank">https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/air-pollution/daqi</a>) assists in understanding air pollution levels, suggests recommended actions and gives health advice. Such advice applies to anyone experiencing symptoms.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T15:22:26.187Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T15:22:26.187Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Andy Slaughter more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Low Emission Zones more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will make available funds from the Air Quality Grant Program to support local investment in ultra-low emission zones in suburbs of major cities; and will he make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 251896 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-15more like thismore than 2019-05-15
star this property answer text <p>The Air Quality Grant is a competitive grant and eligible local authorities can apply for support on innovative projects to reduce air pollution. Projects are evaluated based on air quality priorities.</p><p> </p><p>We have provided almost £500 million to local authorities to enable action to tackle harmful roadside emissions including through clean air zones, and more than £3 million will be awarded to local authorities this year via the Air Quality Grant Fund.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-15T15:13:26.237Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-15T15:13:26.237Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
1125301
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what monitoring of air quality takes place in each local authority area in England; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harrow West more like this
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Gareth Thomas more like this
star this property uin 251897 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities have a statutory responsibility to review and assess local ambient air quality, and are responsible for mitigation of air pollution where people are likely to be exposed. Defra provides guidance and support to local authorities on monitoring; positioning of monitors is expected to be in line with national and local priorities.</p><p> </p><p>In addition, Defra’s national network of air quality monitors currently comprises 272 sites across the UK and is managed by the Environment Agency. Sites are organised into networks that gather information on a wide range of pollutants in towns and cities as well as in rural areas. Some monitoring sites are focused on measuring specific sources, e.g. road traffic or industry whilst others are focused on background concentrations.</p><p> </p><p>Monitoring data is made available on our UK-AIR website. Data from the Automatic Urban and Rural Network is reported in near-real-time and is updated every hour. The website is: <a href="https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T12:08:50.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T12:08:50.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Gareth Thomas more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) adults and (b) children who were exposed to high levels of air pollution between 4 and 26 April 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
star this property uin 252076 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>Between 4 and 26 April 2019, there were two separate pollution episodes, which were due to a mixture of pollutants (including PM<sub>10</sub>, PM<sub>2.5 </sub>and ozone) and therefore it is not possible to easily estimate the number of adults and children who were exposed to high levels of air pollution.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T12:02:38.46Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T12:02:38.46Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
1125599
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the wind speed required to disperse (a) PM 0.1 and (b) PM 1 particles from the place where they are emitted. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stroud more like this
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Dr David Drew more like this
star this property uin 252475 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>In 2018 the Government commissioned the Air Quality Expert Group to write a detailed report on ultrafine particles, which include PM 0.1 and PM 1.0. This report describes extensive research assessing the factors that affect the formation and dispersion of PM0.1 and PM1.0, including wind speed.</p><p> </p><p>This report is available at <a href="https://uk-ir.defra.gov.uk/library/reports.php?report_id=968" target="_blank">https://uk-ir.defra.gov.uk/library/reports.php?report_id=968</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T12:12:13.337Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T12:12:13.337Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what channels of communication his Department uses to alert the general public to a pollution episode. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Southampton, Test more like this
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Dr Alan Whitehead more like this
star this property uin 252464 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>During air pollution episodes, Defra works closely with Public Health England and a network of health charities to ensure that key health messages are communicated to those who are vulnerable to the effects of air pollution, in addition to communicating through our normal digital channels.</p><p> </p><p>We recommend people visit <a href="http://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/" target="_blank">http://uk-air.defra.gov.uk/</a> for the latest forecasts and health advice or check our Twitter feed @DefraUKAir.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T12:06:23.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T12:06:23.317Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Alan Whitehead more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-09more like thismore than 2019-05-09
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Moorland: Conservation more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the recent wildfires, what discussions he has had with representatives of conservation groups on the protection and enhancement of moorlands throughout the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Strangford more like this
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Jim Shannon more like this
star this property uin 252636 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-16more like thismore than 2019-05-16
star this property answer text <p>Defra’s Wildfire Review will ensure our future land management policies protect our moorland and minimise the risks from wildfire. The review has encompassed discussions by Defra officials with stakeholders, both through a workshop held in February, and through continuing discussions with key stakeholders including the Moorland Association and the RSPB.</p><p> </p><p>Restoring peatlands so they are wet, and contain less combustible woody vegetation, is a key component in protecting our moorlands from the risk of wildfire. On 30 April I addressed a reception on ‘Managing the uplands for public benefit’, hosted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Attendees included representatives from the RSPB, Moors for the Future, and Ulster and Yorkshire Wildlife Trusts. Defra will be publishing the England Peatland Strategy which sets out our approach to long term peatland restoration and protection.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-05-16T12:21:18.87Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-16T12:21:18.87Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jim Shannon more like this