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star this property date less than 2014-02-21more like thismore than 2014-02-21
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 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 representations he has made to the EU Commission on the UK applying for and drawing down monies from the European Solidarity Fund following the recent flooding and storm damage; and what the deadline is for making any such bid. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Plymouth, Moor View more like this
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Alison Seabeck more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>EU Solidarity Fund money is available to all Member States suffering from large-scale natural disasters, but is subject to a number of eligibility requirements, including on the level of direct damages. Comparing the damage today to the 2007 floods, and following contact with the Commission, the Government's assessment was that we had not met these conditions. The Regulation governing the EUSF sets the deadline for applications as ten weeks after the first damage caused by the disaster.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Alison Seabeck more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-13more like thismore than 2014-03-13
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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
unstar 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, when he intends to reply to the letter to him dated 7 February 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton regarding Mr J Rossi-Stephenson. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Sir Gerald Kaufman more like this
star this property uin 192112 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 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>A response to right hon Member's letter of 7 February 2014, with regard to Mr J Rossi-Stephenson, was sent on the 3 April 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Copies of the response will be made available in the House library.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property file name 2572 - letter.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter to Sir Gerald Kaufman more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Gerald Kaufman more like this
44036
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star this property date less than 2014-03-19more like thismore than 2014-03-19
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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
unstar 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, for what reasons his Department supported an officer in the Falkland Islands responsible for implementing the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels on behalf of the Overseas Territories. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 192763 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-01more like thismore than 2014-04-01
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Joint UK and South Atlantic Overseas Territories funding has supported a co-ordinating post based in the Falkland Islands since 2008 to, among other things, help meet obligations arising from the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP), a daughter agreement to the Convention on Migratory Species. ACAP has been extended to the UK's South Atlantic Territories. Defra currently contributes £20,000 per year.</p><p>ACAP seeks to conserve albatrosses and petrels by co-ordinating international activity to mitigate known threats. Collectively, the UK's South Atlantic Overseas Territories are breeding range states for 12 of the 30 species currently listed by the Agreement. The ACAP co-ordination project was established to ensure coherence of action between the Territories, assist with the planning and implementation of albatross and petrel conservation work, take responsibility for the reporting requirements and lead on critical seabird by-catch mitigation work in international fisheries fora.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-01T12:00:00.00Z
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3934
star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
44368
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star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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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
unstar 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 he has made of trends in the level of fish stocks in the English Channel over the last 10 years; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torbay more like this
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Mr Adrian Sanders more like this
star this property uin 193079 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-05-02more like thismore than 2014-05-02
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>At the annual EU fishing quota negotiations in December I secured a deal on quotas for 2014 which was positive both for the sustainability of UK fish stocks and our fishing industry. My position on quotas was based on three clear principles: following the available scientific advice; achieving sustainable levels of fishing (known as Maximum Sustainable Yield) by 2015 where possible and by 2020 at the latest; and reducing discards.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-05-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Adrian Sanders more like this
44369
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star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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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
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 he is taking to preserve and increase fish stocks in UK waters. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Torbay more like this
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Mr Adrian Sanders more like this
star this property uin 193080 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 2014-05-02more like thismore than 2014-05-02
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) makes an annual assessment of the status and trends in fish stocks. This includes assessments for the main commercial stocks in the English Channel. These are available on the ICES website.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-05-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-05-02T12:00:00.00Z
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3934
star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Adrian Sanders more like this
44373
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star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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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
unstar 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, when he intends to reply to the letter to him dated 7 February 2014 from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mr J Rossi-Stephenson. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Manchester, Gorton more like this
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Sir Gerald Kaufman more like this
star this property uin 193032 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 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>A response to right hon Member's letter of 7 February 2014, with regard to Mr J Rossi-Stephenson, was sent on the 3 April 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Copies of the response will be made available in the House library.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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1504
star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property file name 2572 - letter.pdf more like this
star this property title Letter to Sir Gerald Kaufman more like this
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451
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Gerald Kaufman more like this
44375
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star this property date less than 2014-03-20more like thismore than 2014-03-20
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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
unstar 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 the objectives of the Green economy projects implemented in the Overseas Territories are. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hendon more like this
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Dr Matthew Offord more like this
star this property uin 193142 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 2014-04-02more like thismore than 2014-04-02
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Overseas Territories are highly dependent on the assets provided by their natural environment – their terrestrial and marine ecosystems – for their economic wellbeing. The long-term management of these assets is essential for the development of sustainable (‘green') economies in the Territories.</p><p>The objective of the environmental mainstreaming initiative is to assist individual Territories to identify the key issues that need to be addressed to ensure the environment is properly taken into account in all aspects of economic and infrastructure planning. Key issues include proper provision for waste management and the need to better understand the value of the environment to local economies and communities.</p><p>To date, three environmental mainstreaming projects have been managed by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee on behalf of the FCO and Defra, in the Falkland Islands, British Virgin Islands and Anguilla.</p><p>In addition, we have also funded projects in Anguilla through our Darwin Initiative Challenge Fund in 2012 and they are now developing a National Ecosystem Assessment using Darwin Plus funding. The purpose of this is to move towards a green economy by strengthening environmental management and sustainable growth, raising awareness of the value of ecosystems to the economy and providing evidence-based implementation of green policies.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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less than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-02T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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4006
unstar this property label Biography information for Dr Matthew Offord more like this
44564
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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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
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to reassure consumers, who for religious or other reasons do not wish to consume halal or kosher meats, about the provenance of the meat they buy, in the absence of any informative labelling as to the method of slaughter used. more like this
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Lord Rana more like this
star this property uin HL6221 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-08more like thismore than 2014-04-08
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government is of the view that consumers should have the necessary information available to them to make an informed choice about their food. Any method of slaughter labelling system needs to cover more than just the UK. We are awaiting the results of an European Commission study on method-of-slaughter labelling, which is due this summer. We will look at possible options in light of that report.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord De Mauley more like this
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less than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-08T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord De Mauley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Rana more like this
44609
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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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
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to support the proposed European Union regulations on the sale of seeds, plants and plant material. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL6266 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-07more like thismore than 2014-04-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government does not support the proposed European Union regulation on the sale of plant reproductive material as currently drafted. The future of the proposals is uncertain following rejection by the European Parliament.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord De Mauley more like this
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less than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-07T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord De Mauley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
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star this property date less than 2014-03-24more like thismore than 2014-03-24
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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
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, whether changes in the number of puppies and dogs imported from EU member states since January 2012 are consistent with AHLVA risk assessment in 2010. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Ogmore more like this
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Huw Irranca-Davies more like this
star this property uin 193356 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-09more like thismore than 2014-04-09
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The quantitative risk assessment carried out prior to harmonisation with the EU pet travel rules in 2012 took into account, amongst other things, a number of variables including increases in the number of pets entering the UK. The risk assessment was published in 2011 and is available here:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://archive.defra.gov.uk/foodfarm/farmanimal/diseases/atoz/rabies/documents/se0535-rabies-qra.pdf" target="_blank">http://archive.defra.gov.uk/foodfarm/farmanimal/diseases/atoz/rabies/documents/se0535-rabies-qra.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Camborne and Redruth more like this
star this property answering member printed George Eustice more like this
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less than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Zmore like thismore than 2014-04-09T12:00:00.00Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Huw Irranca-Davies more like this