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star this property date remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2016-04-18
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Advisory Group on Litter more like this
star 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, which campaign groups attended the initial meeting of key stakeholders at the litter strategy advisory group. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carlisle more like this
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John Stevenson more like this
star this property uin 34307 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-03more like thismore than 2016-05-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Minister for Local Government and I had an initial meeting with the following organisations to discuss the Government’s intention to form a Litter Strategy Advisory Group and publish a National Litter Strategy:</p><p> </p><ol><ol><li>Keep Britain Tidy</li><li>Campaign for the Protection of Rural England</li><li>Hubbub</li><li>Local Government Association</li><li>The Industry Council for Research on Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN)</li><li>Foodservice Packaging Association</li><li>The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management</li></ol></ol> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-05-03T08:48:04.377Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-03T08:48:04.377Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Stevenson more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-02-04more like thismore than 2016-02-04
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Africa: Ivory more like this
star 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 support the Government (a) has provided and (b) plans to provide to governments in Africa for eradicating the killing of animals for the ivory trade. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brentford and Isleworth more like this
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Ruth Cadbury more like this
star this property uin 25875 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-02-09more like thismore than 2016-02-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK Government works closely with African and other countries to promote the conservation of the world's wildlife, including through galvanising action to end the illegal trade in ivory.</p><p> </p><p>We hosted the London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade in February 2014, and supported the Government of Botswana in its hosting of a follow-up Conference in March 2015.</p><p> </p><p>The UK actively supports the African-led Elephant Protection Initiative, launched in the margins of the London Conference, which now has eleven African countries as members. We have committed over £1 million to this initiative over the last two years.</p><p> </p><p>Defra’s Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund has made grants to 19 projects in its first round, including eight projects in Africa, worth £2.1 million, tackling the ivory trade. Projects to be funded under a second round will be announced shortly.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is also providing training in counter-poaching activity in Gabon, through the Ministry of Defence, and has provided support for judicial capacity building in skills related to tackling the illegal trade in wildlife products in Kenya and Tanzania.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-02-09T16:06:31.633Zmore like thismore than 2016-02-09T16:06:31.633Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ruth Cadbury more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-22more like thismore than 2015-10-22
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Agriculture: Carbon Emissions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 her Department has made of the contribution of the agricultural industry to total UK carbon dioxide emission levels in each of the last five years; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 13081 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-10-27more like thismore than 2015-10-27
unstar this property answer text <p>Defra works closely with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to identify carbon dioxide emissions from agriculture. We provide detailed farm statistics that DECC feeds into the UK Green House Gas Inventory, which contains the UK’s official reported greenhouse gas estimates.</p><br /><p>The Inventory indicates that:</p><br /><ul><li>Only around 1% of carbon dioxide (CO<sub>2</sub>) emissions in the UK are attributed to agriculture, these relate mainly to fuel use. Since 1990 there has been an overall decline in estimated carbon dioxide emissions from agriculture.</li></ul><br /><ul><li>CO<sub>2</sub> emissions from agriculture as a proportion of the UK total have fluctuated over the last 5 years between 1.0% and 1.2%. CO<sub>2</sub> emissions from agriculture are lower in 2013 compared to 2009 by around 6%.</li></ul><br /><ul><li>CO<sub>2 </sub>emissions make up a very small portion of agriculture emissions (around 9-10%).</li></ul> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2015-10-27T17:10:22.063Zmore like thismore than 2015-10-27T17:10:22.063Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-10-30more like thismore than 2015-10-30
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Agriculture: Climate Change more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 research her Department is funding on the effects of climate change on agricultural production in the UK; and if she will make a statement. 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 14219 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-09more like thismore than 2015-11-09
unstar this property answer text <p>Under the Climate Change Act 2008, the Government has a statutory role to produce, on a five-yearly cycle, an assessment of the risks and opportunities for the UK arising from climate change. The first Climate Change Risk Assessment was published in 2012. Work is underway on the second CCRA, for which Defra is funding the Adaptation Sub-Committee of the Committee on Climate Change to produce the underpinning Evidence Report by July 2016. This will include an up-to-date review of evidence on the effects of climate change on agriculture, and all other sectors. The CCRA Government Report will be laid before Parliament no later than January 2017.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2015-11-09T14:41:13.54Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-09T14:41:13.54Z
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4137
star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Nicholas Soames more like this
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star this property date less than 2016-04-08more like thismore than 2016-04-08
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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 Agriculture: Subsidies more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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 she has made of the potential effect of the UK leaving the EU on farmers in receipt of payments from the Common Agricultural Policy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Thirsk and Malton more like this
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Kevin Hollinrake more like this
star this property uin 32771 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2016-04-18more like thismore than 2016-04-18
unstar this property answer text <p>At the February European Council, the Government negotiated a new settlement, giving the United Kingdom a special status in a reformed European Union. The Government's position is that the UK will be stronger, safer and better off remaining in a reformed EU.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2016-04-18T16:58:55.873Zmore like thismore than 2016-04-18T16:58:55.873Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kevin Hollinrake more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-11more like thismore than 2015-06-11
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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
star 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 she is taking to tackle excessive levels of air pollution in towns or cities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hornsey and Wood Green more like this
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Catherine West more like this
star this property uin 2153 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
unstar this property answer text <p>We are fully committed to complying with EU air quality standards as soon as possible. We have already committed over £2 billion since 2011 in transport measures to improve air quality and will be publishing revised air quality plans for nitrogen dioxide (NO<sub>2</sub>) by the end of this year. The plans will set out actions at all levels, including national and local, to achieve compliance with legal limits for NO<sub>2</sub> in the shortest possible time.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2122 more like this
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less than 2015-06-17T08:34:35.297Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-17T08:34:35.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-06-11more like thismore than 2015-06-11
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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
star 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 she is taking to tackle dangerous levels of air pollution in towns and cities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Sheffield, Brightside and Hillsborough more like this
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Harry Harpham more like this
star this property uin 2122 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
unstar this property answer text <p>We are fully committed to complying with EU air quality standards as soon as possible. We have already committed over £2 billion since 2011 in transport measures to improve air quality and will be publishing revised air quality plans for nitrogen dioxide (NO<sub>2</sub>) by the end of this year. The plans will set out actions at all levels, including national and local, to achieve compliance with legal limits for NO<sub>2</sub> in the shortest possible time.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2153 more like this
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less than 2015-06-17T08:34:35.203Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-17T08:34:35.203Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Harry Harpham more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-12more like thismore than 2015-06-12
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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
star 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, by what date she plans to publish a new consultation on air quality. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent North more like this
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Barry Gardiner more like this
star this property uin 2349 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Revised air quality plans for nitrogen dioxide will be published by the end of 2015. A 40 day public consultation on draft plans will be held later this year.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to complying in the shortest possible time with limit values for nitrogen dioxide under the Air Quality Directive. The consultation will set out our projected dates for UK compliance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2350 more like this
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less than 2015-06-17T08:41:01.793Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-17T08:41:01.793Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barry Gardiner more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-12more like thismore than 2015-06-12
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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
star 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, by what date she plans to publish a new national air quality plan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent North more like this
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Barry Gardiner more like this
star this property uin 2350 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-17more like thismore than 2015-06-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Revised air quality plans for nitrogen dioxide will be published by the end of 2015. A 40 day public consultation on draft plans will be held later this year.</p><p> </p><p>The Government is committed to complying in the shortest possible time with limit values for nitrogen dioxide under the Air Quality Directive. The consultation will set out our projected dates for UK compliance.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 2349 more like this
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less than 2015-06-17T08:41:01.903Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-17T08:41:01.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barry Gardiner more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-06-16more like thismore than 2015-06-16
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
unstar 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
star 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, with reference to the Supreme Court Judgment in the case of R (on the application of ClientEarth) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Respondent), what criteria she plans to use to set the shortest time possible. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brent North more like this
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Barry Gardiner more like this
star this property uin 2609 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-06-22more like thismore than 2015-06-22
unstar this property answer text <p>We are currently compiling and analysing the evidence for the revision of our Air Quality Plans for nitrogen dioxide. Revised plans will be published for consultation later in the year. The consultation will set out our approach to assessing compliance and expected timeframes.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Penrith and The Border more like this
star this property answering member printed Rory Stewart more like this
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less than 2015-06-22T10:21:02.197Zmore like thismore than 2015-06-22T10:21:02.197Z
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star this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Barry Gardiner more like this