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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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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 Tree Planting more like this
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unstar 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, how much her Department has spent from the public purse on tree planting in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290862 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-03more like thismore than 2019-10-03
star this property answer text <p>Defra supports tree planting in England through three main established funding mechanisms: The Woodland Creation Planning Grant; The Woodland Carbon Fund; and Countryside Stewardship (formerly the England Woodland Grant Scheme).</p><p> </p><p>Collectively, spend on these schemes over the last five years is as follows:</p><p> </p><p>2014-15 - £7.9M</p><p>2015-16 - £2.3M</p><p>2016-17 - £2.0M</p><p>2017-18 - £4.2M</p><p>2018-19 - £4.6M</p><p> </p><p>Over the last five years Defra has also supported tree planting through its arms lengths bodies and directly funded projects such as the Trees for Schools programme – current spend £2.5M.</p><p> </p><p>Defra is also supporting a new Northumberland Forestry Partnership, and the planting of three new sites in Northumberland to coincide with the UK hosting COP26 international climate conference.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-03T15:59:15.44Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-03T15:59:15.44Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1145931
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
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 Livestock: Animal Welfare more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 her Department has issued to livestock transport companies on the welfare of animals in the event of delays to freight crossing to and from the EU if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290866 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-07more like thismore than 2019-10-07
star this property answer text <p>Defra has issued guidance to animal transporters on the processes that apply in relation to import and export rules and animal welfare in the event of no deal and contingency measures that can be taken to mitigate the risks to welfare of animals being stuck in queues. Transporters have a legal duty to safeguard the welfare of their animals.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Richmond Park more like this
star this property answering member printed Zac Goldsmith more like this
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less than 2019-10-07T16:40:30.027Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T16:40:30.027Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Zac Goldsmith more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-12-16more like thismore than 2015-12-16
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
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 European Union Solidarity Fund: Floods more like this
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unstar 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 she will apply for EU Solidarity Funding for the damage caused by recent flooding. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 20403 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-01-05more like thismore than 2016-01-05
star this property answer text <p>We will consider all forms of support for those affected by the recent floods.</p><br /><p>However, the EU Solidarity Fund would not compensate for private losses. It would take several months to receive the majority of the funds and only provides for a fraction of the total costs of assessed damage. The Government is not ruling this out, but we need to act quickly and our immediate priority is to deal with the urgent needs of those affected.</p><br /><p>This is why the Government has opened the Bellwin scheme for Local Authorities affected by floods, with 100% of eligible costs to be met by the Government.</p><br /><p>On top of this, the Government is providing nearly £200 million of additional aid to support those affected by the floods in England.</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 2016-01-05T17:24:05.947Zmore like thismore than 2016-01-05T17:24:05.947Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
483151
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star this property date less than 2016-03-21more like thismore than 2016-03-21
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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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 Flood Control: Cumbria more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 press release by her Department of 17 March 2016, how much of the £33 million funding for flood defence schemes in Cumbria will be spent in Flimby. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 31934 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2016-03-24more like thismore than 2016-03-24
star this property answer text <p>Flimby has been allocated £1.1 million of the £33 million funding for flood defence schemes in Cumbria.</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 2016-03-24T12:40:59.577Zmore like thismore than 2016-03-24T12:40:59.577Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rory Stewart more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1145924
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
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: Pollution Control more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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, how much her Department has spent from the public purse on tackling poor air quality in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290860 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>The Joint Air Quality Unit (JAQU) is a cross-Departmental team between the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department for Transport (DfT). It was set up in Financial Year (FY) 2016/17 and is responsible for the delivery of the UK Plan for Tackling Roadside Nitrogen Dioxide Concentrations (NO2).</p><p> </p><p>The table below shows Defra’s spend for FY 2015/16 and JAQU’s total spend each year since FY 2016/17. Figures for FY 2014/15 are not available.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Financial Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Defra Funding</strong> <strong>(£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>DfT Funding</strong> <strong>(£m)</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total</strong> <strong>(£m)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>3.2</p></td><td><p>-*</p></td><td><p>3.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>11.9</p></td><td><p>1.0</p></td><td><p>12.9</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017/18</p></td><td><p>19.9</p></td><td><p>22.4</p></td><td><p>42.3</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018/19</p></td><td><p>51.6</p></td><td><p>109.2</p></td><td><p>160.8</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>*No DfT funding for FY 2015/16</p>
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T16:53:43.257Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T16:53:43.257Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1145928
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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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 Environment Agency: Pay more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 progress her Department has made on resolving the pay dispute at the Environment Agency. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290863 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>The Environment Agency (EA) is in meaningful talks with its recognised trade unions. This has resulted in the suspension of action by one of the trade unions.</p><p> </p><p>The EA has a portfolio of transformational projects which will better support the development of any future pay reform, and on which the EA is working collaboratively with its trade unions.</p><p> </p><p>In the meantime, the EA will move forward with a pay deal for 2019 which will be in line with the Government’s Civil Service pay remit guidance for 2019 to 2020.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T16:46:24.807Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T16:46:24.807Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1145929
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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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 Fracking: Methane more like this
star 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, what assessment she has made of the effect of fracking on trends in the level of methane emissions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290864 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-30more like thismore than 2019-09-30
star this property answer text <p>There is currently only one operational shale gas exploration site in the UK. The Environment Agency (EA) has set legally binding conditions to require monitoring and control of methane emissions at the hydraulic fracturing site in Lancashire. Cuadrilla are required to carry out regular emissions monitoring, including continuous monitoring of methane to air before and during shale gas operations. The results are submitted regularly to the EA. The levels of methane in the ambient air are also monitored independently off site by the EA and the British Geological Survey.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-09-30T16:55:29.317Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-30T16:55:29.317Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1145935
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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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 Wildlife: Crime more like this
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unstar 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 plans she has to review wildlife crime penalties. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290869 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government takes wildlife crime seriously. Significant sanctions are available to judges to hand down to those convicted of wildlife crimes. Most wildlife crimes carry <del class="ministerial">a maximum fine of £5,000</del> <ins class="ministerial">an unlimited fine</ins> and a six-month custodial sentence. We have no plans to amend these penalties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-10-04T13:58:22.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-04T13:58:22.5Z
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less than 2019-10-09T09:01:45.467Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-09T09:01:45.467Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1145936
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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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 Natural England: Finance more like this
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unstar 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 plans she has to increase the funding to Natural England. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290870 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answer text <p>Natural England, like all other Defra sponsored bodies, receives a budget to carry out its duties and responsibilities in line with what is affordable and the Government’s priorities for the natural environment. Natural England has responded to the need to balance public spending and to deploy resources to best effect.</p><p> </p><p>Defra’s recent one-year Spending Round settlement for the financial year 2020/21 saw an additional £30 million for terrestrial and marine biodiversity measures, to support the maintenance and restoration of vital habitats for wildlife, progress nature-based solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation, and deliver the 25 Year Environment Plan. Government departments will shortly begin planning for a full Spending Review in 2020. Defra will work with Natural England to determine future funding necessary from 2020 to deliver Natural England’s contribution to Government’s ambitions for the environment.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-10-04T13:29:28.143Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-04T13:29:28.143Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this
1145937
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star this property date less than 2019-09-25more like thismore than 2019-09-25
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
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 Rivers: Pollution more like this
star 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, what steps she is taking to ensure rivers in England will be compliant with water quality standards by 2027. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman remove filter
star this property uin 290871 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-10-04more like thismore than 2019-10-04
star this property answer text <p>In 2016, 14% of English rivers assessed under the European Water Framework Directive were in good ecological status. However, all individual indicators tested must be met to achieve this, which masks the actual state of the environment as 76% of the individual indicators tested are at good or better status.</p><p>Since 2015, over 3,100 miles of surface water have been enhanced to achieve good status and the Environment Agency (EA) has set a target in the Government’s River Basin Management Plans to enhance 5,000 miles by 2021. The 2015 River Basin Management Plans confirmed £3billion worth of investment over six years</p><p><br> The latest assessments of rivers will be produced in 2020 and will be used to update the River Basin Management Plans. These updated plans are due to be published at the end of 2021 when it will be possible to forecast progress for 2027.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Taunton Deane more like this
star this property answering member printed Rebecca Pow more like this
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less than 2019-10-04T13:59:04.697Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-04T13:59:04.697Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Rebecca Pow more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sue Hayman more like this