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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Public Footpaths: Repairs and Maintenance 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 the gross amount was of funding made available for footpath maintenance in England in the 2018-19 financial year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 281120 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 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government does not collect the data of what has been spent by local highway authorities which are responsible for maintenance of other public rights of way.</p><p> </p><p>The Government funded spending on National Trails maintenance was £1.81m in 2018/19.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T14:15:36.02Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T14:15:36.02Z
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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 Jo Stevens more like this
1141714
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Air Pollution 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 the Government's timescale is for bringing forward legislative proposals to implement its commitment to achieving WHO guideline limits on air pollution by 2030. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Newcastle-under-Lyme more like this
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Paul Farrelly more like this
star this property uin 281641 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 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>We will share more detail on policy measures for consideration in the Environment Bill in due course.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T14:12:50.98Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T14:12:50.98Z
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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 Paul Farrelly more like this
1142258
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Plastics: Waste 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 tonnes of plastic waste was sent to landfill by each local authority in the most recent year for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leeds North West more like this
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Alex Sobel more like this
star this property uin 282526 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 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>Local authorities do not report waste sent to landfill by material type and therefore the Government does not hold this data.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T14:06:14.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T14:06:14.747Z
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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 Alex Sobel more like this
1142389
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Health Services: Weather more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the tenth special report of the Environmental Audit Committee, published on 24 October 2018 on Heatwaves: adapting to climate change: Government Response to the Committee's ninth report, HC 826, whether the Government has updated the adaptation guidance for local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 282257 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 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>Yes. On 27 June a new good practice guidance document was published to help local authorities strengthen preparedness to climate change risks: <a href="http://www.adeptnet.org.uk/climategpg" target="_blank">www.adeptnet.org.uk/climategpg</a>.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T14:07:59.843Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T14:07:59.843Z
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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 Mary Creagh more like this
1142393
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star this property date less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Climate Change more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to the tenth special report of the Environmental Audit Committee, published on 24 October 2018 on Heatwaves: adapting to climate change: Government Response to the Committee's ninth report, HC 826, whether the Government plans to reinstate the regional climate change partnerships. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wakefield more like this
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Mary Creagh more like this
star this property uin 282258 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 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
star this property answer text <p>The Government works closely with an extensive set of stakeholders to build resilience to climate change risks across the whole country, including with the Local Adaptation Advisory Panel (LAAP), the Local Government Association, the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport, and Core Cities. In particular we support the LAAP, the forum on climate change adaptation at a local level, which brings together central and local government and agencies to promote and deliver adaptation in the local government sector.</p><p> </p><p>In November last year we launched a new set of UK Climate Projections 2018 (UKCP18), commissioned from the Met Office. UKCP18 is the first major update to the UK’s national climate change projections for nearly ten years, and this time it includes global and regional scenarios. The Government will use UKCP18 to inform its adaptation and mitigation planning and decision making, and the projections will also help local authorities, businesses and communities to take action to improve resilience.</p><p> </p><p>This year we will be releasing a new addition to UKCP18 in the form of local projections on a similar resolution to that of operational weather forecast models (i.e. 2.2km). This will provide locally relevant information to inform decision making on future climate change to enhance resilience.</p><p><em> </em></p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-09-06T14:13:53.55Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-06T14:13:53.55Z
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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 Mary Creagh more like this
1141341
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star this property date less than 2019-07-23more like thismore than 2019-07-23
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Recycling: Sri Lanka more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to prevent the export of (a) hazardous and (b) medical UK waste to Sri Lanka as recycling. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
star this property uin 280906 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 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>It is prohibited to export hazardous waste from the UK to countries, such as Sri Lanka, which are not members of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). The export of non-hazardous healthcare wastes for recycling to countries outside the OECD is permissible when following a prior written notification and consent procedure, and would require the consent of the competent authorities in the countries of import and export prior to shipment. No such consent has been issued in respect of exports of healthcare wastes to Sri Lanka.</p><p> </p><p>The UK environmental regulators take a proactive, intelligence led approach to checking compliance with the legislation, targeting exports which pose a high risk and intervening to stop illegal exports. In 2017/18, the Environment Agency issued 158 stop notices, prohibiting the export of unsuitable waste. It stopped 367 containers of waste destined for illegal export at ports and intervened further upstream to prevent 8,974 tonnes of waste from reaching our ports. Any UK operators found to be illegally exporting waste can be fined and/or imprisoned for up to two years.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T15:17:29.11Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T15:17:29.11Z
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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 Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
1141647
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star this property date less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Motor Vehicles: Exhaust Emissions 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, whether the Joint Air Quality Unit vehicle checking software will be ready by February 2020. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Hall Green more like this
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Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
star this property uin 281575 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
star this property answer text <p>Yes.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-09-05T15:48:40.773Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-05T15:48:40.773Z
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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 Mr Roger Godsiff more like this
1140622
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Environment Protection: Standards more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to his Department's Guidance on how to prepare for Brexit if there's no deal, which parts of the Government’s plan for maintaining environmental standards in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal have been implemented. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Streatham more like this
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Chuka Umunna more like this
star this property uin 279471 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-08-01more like thismore than 2019-08-01
star this property answer text <p>In reference to the technical notice issued, most of the necessary legislative work has been undertaken in Parliament and the devolved administrations. There is a small number of statutory instruments to be undertaken as further changes in EU law are anticipated.</p><p> </p><p>Draft clauses have been prepared for the Environment Bill to include the establishment of the Office of Environmental Protection, which is due to proceed in the next Parliamentary session.</p><p> </p><p>IT systems are already in place for the government, regulators and competent authorities to undertake any regulatory duties.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-08-01T15:12:56.083Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-01T15:12:56.083Z
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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 Chuka Umunna more like this
1140531
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star this property date less than 2019-07-19more like thismore than 2019-07-19
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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
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Fly-tipping 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 funding his Department has allocated to (a) Barnsley local authority and (b) local authorities in England to encourage them to search and seize vehicles of suspected fly-tippers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Barnsley East more like this
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
star this property uin 279416 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>We are taking strong action to tackle waste crime. We have created a Joint Unit on Waste Crime. The Environment Agency has received an extra £60m to tackle waste crime since 2014. We have updated legislation regulating waste. These include increasing the powers for the Environment Agency to tackle problem waste sites, enhanced technical competence requirements for permitted waste sites, and introducing new penalties for breaches of the duty of care for household waste. We will further reform the legislative framework for the waste duty of care and carriers, brokers and dealers, mandating the digital tracking of waste (subject to consultation), tackling the waste exemptions most often linked to criminal activity and enhancing operator competence.</p><p> </p><p>We are developing a toolkit for local authorities and others to tackle fly-tipping, including specific guidance on strengthening evidence for prosecution cases. We will work with magistrates and the Judicial Office to raise awareness for magistrates of the prevalence and importance of tackling waste crime, including fly-tipping, and offer training in the environmental offences sentencing guideline.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has provided local authorities with over £200 billion for this spending period. While councils make their own spending decisions, we would expect councils to prioritise these to deliver what their residents want to see, including investing in tackling fly-tipping.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T12:54:29.16Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T12:54:29.16Z
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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 Stephanie Peacock more like this
1141078
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star this property date less than 2019-07-22more like thismore than 2019-07-22
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Climate Change: Equality 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 he has made of the effect of climate change on social and economic inequality in the UK. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
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Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 280167 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 2019-07-31more like thismore than 2019-07-31
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not made such a specific assessment though we do consider the distributional impact of our interventions on different groups, including low income households, in our adaptation planning.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/climate-change-second-national-adaptation-programme-2018-to-2023" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/climate-change-second-national-adaptation-programme-2018-to-2023</a></p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
unstar this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-07-31T13:16:29.72Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-31T13:16:29.72Z
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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 Chris Ruane more like this