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star this property date less than 2019-01-14more like thismore than 2019-01-14
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Public Bodies 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, how many staff at the (a) Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, (b) Animal and Plant Health Agency, (c) Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, (d) Rural Payments Agency and (e) Veterinary Medicines Doctorate (i) inside and (ii) outside Greater London are paid at a rate below the London Living Wage. 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 208407 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
unstar this property answer text <p>The table below shows the number of staff paid below the London Living Wage, working inside and outside of Greater London, in the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board, Animal and Plant Health Agency, Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences, Rural Payments Agency and Veterinary Medicines Directorate.</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Organisation</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Inside Greater London</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Outside Greater London</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>6</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Animal and Plant Health Agency</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>7</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>71</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Rural Payments Agency</p></td><td><p>0</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Veterinary Medicines Directorate</p></td><td><p>N/A</p></td><td><p>0</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>All permanent staff working outside of Greater London are paid above both the National Living Wage (£7.83 per hour) and non-London Living Wage (<del class="ministerial">£8.75</del> <ins class="ministerial">£9.00</ins> per hour).</p>
unstar 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 2019-01-22T17:00:10.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-22T17:00:10.097Z
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less than 2019-01-24T10:25:57.783Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-24T10:25:57.783Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Catherine West more like this
1050404
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control 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, how many herds in (a) Area 01, Gloucestershire and (b) Area 02, West Somerset badger control areas were tested with interferon gamma in each year since 2010. 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 213909 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The number of holdings in a) Area 01, Gloucestershire and b) Area 02, West Somerset that were subject to interferon gamma testing is set out below. This includes the number of samples that were positive. In this instance, ‘herd’ has been interpreted to mean ‘holding (County Parish Holding - CPH)’.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">Our policy of applying the interferon gamma test in TB affected herds in badger control areas was introduced in April 2017. The data you requested, from that date, is:</del></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Gloucestershire</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Somerset excluding North</strong></del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2017</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">4</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">9</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2018</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">23</del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">14</del></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The number of holdings in a) Area 01-Gloucestershire and b) Area 02-Somerset that were subject to interferon gamma testing is set out below. In this instance, ‘herd’ has been interpreted to mean ‘holding (County Parish Holding - CPH)’.</ins></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Year</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Area 1-Gloucestershire</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Area 2-Somerset</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2010</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2011</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2012</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2013</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2014</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2015</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2016</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">1</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2017</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">5</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">9</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2018</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">14</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">13</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table>
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T16:29:49.5Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T16:29:49.5Z
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less than 2019-04-03T10:50:29.297Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T10:50:29.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1050406
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-29more like thismore than 2019-01-29
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control 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, how many herds in Area 03, Dorset (03) badger control areas were tested with interferon gamma in each year since 2012. 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 213911 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-05more like thismore than 2019-02-05
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">The number of holdings in Area 03, Dorset that were subject to interferon gamma testing is set out below. This includes the number of samples that were positive. In this instance, ‘herd’ has been interpreted to mean ‘holding (County Parish Holding - CPH)’.</del></p><p> </p><p><del class="ministerial">Our policy of applying the interferon gamma test in TB affected herds in badger control areas was introduced in April 2017. The data you requested, from that date, is:</del></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>Dorset</strong></del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2017</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">12</del></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><del class="ministerial"><strong>2018</strong></del></p></td><td><p><del class="ministerial">25</del></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p><ins class="ministerial">The number of holdings in Area 03-Dorset that were subject to interferon gamma testing is set out below. In this instance, ‘herd’ has been interpreted to mean ‘holding (County Parish Holding - CPH)’.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Year</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Area 3-Dorset</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2012</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2013</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2014</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2015</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2016</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">0</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2017</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">13</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2018</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">17</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Scarborough and Whitby more like this
star this property answering member printed Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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less than 2019-02-05T16:50:53.573Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-05T16:50:53.573Z
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less than 2019-04-03T10:50:09.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-03T10:50:09.173Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Robert Goodwill more like this
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99848
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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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
1051349
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star this property date less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many holdings were tested for bovine tuberculosis using interferon gamma testing; how many animals were tested in each of those holdings using interferon gamma tests; and of those animals tested, how many tested positive in each county of England in 2018. 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 214456 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-04more like thismore than 2019-02-04
unstar this property answer text <p>The number of holdings in English counties that were subject to interferon gamma testing is set out in the attached table. This includes the number of animals that were tested and the number of samples that were positive.</p> more like this
unstar 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 2019-02-04T16:37:28.793Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-04T16:37:28.793Z
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less than 2019-02-07T10:22:17.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-07T10:22:17.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property file name Gamma testing - all counties.docx more like this
star this property title Gamma testing data for England more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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star this property file name PQ 214456 - Gamma testing - all counties.docx more like this
star this property title Gamma testing - all counties more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dr David Drew more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-07more like thismore than 2019-03-07
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Public Footpaths 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 progress Natural England has made on the National Trail; and what the completion date is for that project. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Workington more like this
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Sue Hayman more like this
star this property uin 229794 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-03-12more like thismore than 2019-03-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The England Coast Path (ECP) will be a 2,700 mile walking route around the coast of England. Natural England have been allocated £25.6m between 2015 and 2020 to deliver the England Coast Path.</p><p> </p><p>A summary of progress on each of the 16 open or approved stretches is included in Table A and B. The 50 unopened stretches are summarised in Table C. Estimated cost of establishment works and opening dates are provided where known.</p><p> </p><p>The ECP proposals are within scope of a European Court opinion, known colloquially as <em>People over Wind</em> (PoW), which was handed down in April 2018. The PoW opinion affects the way Natural England manage the impact of their proposals on sites with nature conservation designations. As such, the PoW court ruling has impacted on delivery of the path to date and will continue to have an impact moving forward.</p><p> </p><p>In light of this judgement and progress to date the 2020 delivery date is being reviewed. Natural England continue to work towards opening as much of the path as possible by 2020.</p><p> </p><p>To date the delivery programme has cost £18million. Establishment costs have been funded through grant in aid to Natural England. From 2018/19 Rural Development Programme for England funding has been available for local authorities to meet the cost of establishment.</p><p><ins class="ministerial">Table A - Open stretches</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Stretch name</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Opening date</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Length in Miles</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Establishment </strong></ins> <ins class="ministerial"><strong>Costs (Actual)</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Rufus Castle to Lulworth Cove</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">29/06/2012</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">20</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£25,000</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Allonby to Whitehaven</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">11/04/2014</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">22</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£67,813</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">North Gare to South Bents</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">12/04/2014</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">34</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£51,306</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Sea Palling to Weybourne</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">12/12/2014</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">25</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£64,301</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Brean Down to Minehead</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">15/03/2016</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">58</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£381,506</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Camber to Folkestone</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">19/07/2016</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">29</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£19,123</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Folkestone to Ramsgate</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">19/07/2016</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">37</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£99,994</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Filey Brigg to Newport Bridge</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">21/07/2016</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">68</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£65,221</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Hopton On Sea to Sea Palling</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">24/10/2016</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">21</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£79,901</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">South Bents to Amble</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">26/07/2018</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">44</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£223,048</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>358</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>£1,077,213</strong></ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Table B - Unopened stretches undergoing building works</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Stretch name</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Opening date</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Length in</strong></ins> <ins class="ministerial"><strong>Miles</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Establishment costs (Estimated)</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Skegness to Mablethorpe</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">27/02/2019</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">16</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£80,484</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Newport Bridge to North Gare</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">10</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£528,979</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Whitehaven to Silecroft</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">32</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£415,949</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Walney Island</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">21</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£233,679</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Ramsgate to Whitstable</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">25</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£31,574</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Maldon to Salcott</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">27</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">£46,099</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>131</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>£1,336,764</strong></ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">Table C - Unopened stretches</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><table><tbody><tr><td rowspan="2"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Region</strong></ins></p></td><td rowspan="2"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Opening date</strong></ins></p></td><td colspan="2"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Length in</strong></ins> <ins class="ministerial"><strong>Miles</strong></ins></p></td><td rowspan="2"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>Establishment costs </strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td colspan="2"><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>(Stretches)</strong></ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">South West</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">548</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(8)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">West</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">140</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(4)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">South</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">276</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(7)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">South East</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">208</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(6)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">Essex</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">266</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(8)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">East</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">261</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(7)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">North East</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">212</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(5)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial">North West</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">302</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">(5)</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>2213</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial"><strong>50</strong></ins></p></td><td><p><ins class="ministerial">TBC</ins></p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
unstar this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-03-12T17:59:21.267Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-12T17:59:21.267Z
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less than 2019-03-25T10:44:48.917Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-25T10:44:48.917Z
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star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey 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 2014-11-26more like thismore than 2014-11-26
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Rivers: Pollution Control 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 implications for her policies of the findings of the WWF-UK report, The state of England's chalk streams, published in November 2014; and if she will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
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Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-12-01more like thismore than 2014-12-01
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government recognises the environmental and cultural importance of this rare river habitat. We will study the WWF’s report and consider carefully any recommendations it contains.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Chalk rivers are well represented in both the national and European designated site network, which aims to protect sites of high conservation value. Action is underway on the majority of these sites to address pressures such as physical modification, effluent, diffuse pollution and abstraction.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>A strategic programme of physical habitat restoration is underway on these rivers (including the 11 chalk river Sites of Special Scientific Interest that need restoration). Led jointly by Natural England and the Environment Agency, it involves a range of statutory and voluntary sector partners. Some 70 kilometres of chalk stream have been improved since 2011.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Defra has provided funding to support these activities. A new catchment based approach to support river basin management planning is strengthening local engagement and helping the Environment Agency to better understand and respond to pressures on the water environment.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Water companies are investing £3.4 billion between 2010 and 2015 to support the achievement of Water Framework Directive environmental objectives. This has contributed to substantial reductions in phosphate pollution, to which chalk streams are particularly sensitive, and additional investment is proposed to secure further improvements. Water companies are also engaged in research to overcome technical limitations on phosphorus reduction.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Changes have been made to 44 abstraction licences affecting chalk streams. The Water Act 2014 will enable the Environment Agency to make further progress in preventing unsustainable abstraction. The Government is also putting in place a balanced package of measures to further tackle agricultural pollution<ins class="ministerial">. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The benefits of these actions are likely to take some time to be reflected in reported water body status because the environment can take a considerable time to recover once pressures have been reduced.</ins></p><p> </p><p> </p>
unstar 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 2014-12-01T13:42:53.283Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-01T13:42:53.283Z
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less than 2014-12-01T14:21:47.637Zmore like thismore than 2014-12-01T14:21:47.637Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-02-09more like thismore than 2015-02-09
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading European Union more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the total cost of the Review of the Balance of Competences between the United Kingdom and the European Union to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and its associated agencies, broken down by (1) staff time, (2) printing costs, (3) running of engagement events, (4) witness expenses, (5) publicity of the reports, and (6) any and all other associated costs. more like this
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Baroness Scott of Needham Market more like this
star this property uin HL4830 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-02-23more like thismore than 2015-02-23
unstar this property answer text <p>Defra was responsible for the following reports as part of the Balance of Competences Review:</p><ul><li>Animal Health and Welfare and Food Safety (which was produced jointly with the Food Standards Agency);</li><li>Environment and Climate Change (which was produced jointly with DECC);</li><li>Agriculture; and</li><li>Fisheries.</li></ul><p> </p><p>1) Staff costs</p><p>The cost of the Defra team which led on producing the four reports between 2012 and 2014 was approximately £500,000. The team drew on expert advice from staff across the Department. Providing a full breakdown of all staff time and costs would exceed the disproportionate cost threshold.</p><p> </p><p>2) Printing costs</p><p>Defra paid approximately £13<del class="ministerial">0</del>,000 to print and publish the four reports.</p><p> </p><p>3) Running engagement events</p><p>Engagement events were held in Brussels, various locations in all parts of the UK, and at Defra’s London and York offices. The total cost of events, including refreshments and Defra staff travel, was approximately £4,000. To provide a full breakdown of staff time and costs would exceed the disproportionate cost threshold.</p><p> </p><p>4) Witness expenses</p><p>Defra did not incur any expenses for witnesses.</p><p>5) Publicity</p><p>Defra did not incur expenses for publicity of the reports.</p><p> </p><p>6) All other associated costs</p><p>There were no other associated costs.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord De Mauley more like this
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less than 2015-02-23T13:02:07.277Zmore like thismore than 2015-02-23T13:02:07.277Z
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less than 2015-03-11T13:09:46.457Zmore like thismore than 2015-03-11T13:09:46.457Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord De Mauley more like this
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star this property answering member printed Lord De Mauley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Scott of Needham Market more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-09more like thismore than 2015-07-09
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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 remove filter
unstar this property hansard heading Crops: Pests 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 assessment she has made of the trends in numbers of cabbage stem flea beetle in the UK since December 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency St Albans more like this
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Mrs Anne Main more like this
star this property uin 6313 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-17more like thismore than 2015-07-17
unstar this property answer text <p>Defra has not undertaken any assessment of the trends in numbers of cabbage stem flea beetle in the UK. However, we are aware that the AHDB <ins class="ministerial">and others have recently carried out work to look at levels of infestation and at the consequences for growers. </ins><del class="ministerial">published an assessment on this area in 2014.</del></p> more like this
unstar 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 2015-07-17T06:00:24.99Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-17T06:00:24.99Z
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less than 2015-07-21T15:39:14.907Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-21T15:39:14.907Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Anne Main more like this
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star this property date less than 2015-11-02more like thismore than 2015-11-02
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Dairy Products: Prices 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 steps she has taken to ensure that dairy farmers receive a fair and sustainable price for their produce. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Romford more like this
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Andrew Rosindell more like this
star this property uin 902032 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-05more like thismore than 2015-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It is in everyone’s interest that all operators in the supply chain should receive a fair price for their goods. That means sharing the risk across the supply chain and I am pleased that some retailers already do this.</del></p><p><del class="ministerial">The EU Commission has listened to our calls for further action here and agreed to establish a new High Level Group to focus on a number of issues, including the relationship between farmers and retailers.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The Government has introduced the Grocery Code Adjudicator to ensure fair dealing and we encourage supermarkets to offer contracts linked to production costs. In addition we pressed the EU to make available a support fund and the average farmer in England and Wales will receive a payment of around £1800 to ease the pressure on their cashflow.</ins></p><br /> <br /> more like this
unstar 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 2015-11-05T16:55:25.873Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-05T16:55:25.873Z
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less than 2015-11-05T18:03:22.877Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-05T18:03:22.877Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Andrew Rosindell more like this
426372
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star this property date less than 2015-11-02more like thismore than 2015-11-02
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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
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unstar this property hansard heading Pollinators 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 assessment she has made of the effectiveness of the National Pollinator Strategy since its publication in November 2014. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Crawley more like this
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Henry Smith more like this
star this property uin 902034 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2015-11-05more like thismore than 2015-11-05
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">We have established a programme of research to accurately assess our effectiveness, including a national framework for monitoring of pollinators. Over half of mid–tier applications to Countryside Stewardship contain the Wild Pollinator and Farm Wildlife Package. Monitoring and evaluation of the scheme makes provisions for assessing the impact on pollinators. The Implementation Plan sets out details on progress with the Strategy and will be published shortly.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We have established a programme of research to accurately assess the effectiveness of our pollinator strategy. Over half of mid-tier applications to the new Countryside Stewardship scheme contain the Wild Pollinator and Farm Wildlife Package.</ins></p> more like this
unstar 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 2015-11-05T16:57:06.453Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-05T16:57:06.453Z
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less than 2015-11-05T18:03:06.42Zmore like thismore than 2015-11-05T18:03:06.42Z
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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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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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star this property label Biography information for George Eustice more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Henry Smith more like this