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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Litter 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 involvement the tobacco industry has had in the Litter Strategy for England. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL17782 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:25:24.803Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:25:24.803Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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2650
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
1145330
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Litter more like this
star 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 financial contribution, if any, the tobacco industry has made to delivering the Litter Strategy for England. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL17781 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:29:57.08Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:29:57.08Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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2650
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
1145329
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-06more like thismore than 2019-09-06
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Tobacco: Litter more like this
star 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 assessment they have made of the contribution of the tobacco industry to tackling litter from smoking. more like this
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Lord Hanningfield more like this
star this property uin HL17780 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:30:03.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:30:03.287Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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2650
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hanningfield more like this
1145228
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-05more like thismore than 2019-09-05
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Food Banks more like this
star 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 discussions they have had with food retailers about providing food and other products that would otherwise have to go to landfill sites to food banks; and what plans they have to encourage (1) food retailers to participate in, and (2) the further development of, such provision. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL17755 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">We continue to work with key stakeholders across the food chain to overcome the barriers to redistribution and explore solutions through The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), supported by funding from Defra.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">All large retailers have relationships with redistribution organisations and we have seen a large increase in redistribution which has almost doubled since 2015 (96% increase), or an additional £81 million of food equivalent to an extra 65 million meals a year. This has been helped by a 63% increase in supply of food from major retailers in recent years.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">There is still more that can be done, the Government announced in October 2018 a £15m pilot fund for 2019/20 that aims to increase the redistribution of surplus food through a series of grant opportunities. The winners of which will be announced later in the year. We have already awarded £4.2 million of this fund to projects.</ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">In line with its commitment in the Resources and Waste Strategy the Government has also appointed Ben Elliot as its Food Waste Reduction Champion. He has been meeting - and continues to work with - business leaders from restaurants and large food retailers to further develop solutions to prevent good food from being wasted.</ins></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:30:14.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:30:14.713Z
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less than 2019-10-07T15:00:27.173Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-07T15:00:27.173Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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135344
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this
1144897
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Animal Welfare more like this
star 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 introduce legislation that recognises animals as sentient beings after Brexit. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17731 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The UK is a world leader in animal welfare. The Government is committed to making any necessary changes required to domestic law in a rigorous and comprehensive way to ensure animal sentience is recognised after the UK leaves the EU. Defra is continuing to engage closely with stakeholders and other Government departments to further refine its policy on animal sentience. We will continue to consider carefully what other tools, processes, and mechanisms need to be put in place to ensure the animal sentience requirements are delivered by the Government effectively in practice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:31:52.837Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1144895
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Environment Protection more like this
star 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 remain closely aligned with the EU regulatory framework on (1) environmental protection, and (2) food safety standards. more like this
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Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
star this property uin HL17729 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction true more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p><del class="ministerial">It has not proved possible to respond to this question in the time available before Prorogation. Ministers will correspond directly with the Member.</del></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The EU Withdrawal Act 2018 will ensure all existing EU environmental law continues to operate in UK law. We will then have the opportunity, over time and with parliamentary scrutiny, to ensure the legislative framework delivers our aim to be the first generation to leave the natural environment in a better state than we inherited it. We have no intention of weakening our current environmental protections as we leave the EU. We will deliver a Green Brexit, where environmental standards are not only maintained but enhanced. </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial"> </ins></p><p><ins class="ministerial">The UK has world leading standards of food safety and quality, backed by a rigorous legislative framework. We will maintain these high standards once the UK leaves the EU. When we leave the EU, we will keep our existing UK legislation, and the EU Withdrawal Act will convert EU law into UK law as it applies at the moment of exit. Leaving the EU does not change the Government’s commitment to ensuring that our food remains safe and what it says it is.</ins></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T16:30:09.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T16:30:09.753Z
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less than 2019-10-02T10:12:04.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-10-02T10:12:04.097Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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135358
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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4161
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1796
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Taylor of Warwick more like this
1144875
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-09-04more like thismore than 2019-09-04
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Bridleways and Public Footpaths: Motor Vehicles more like this
star 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 are taking any action to prevent damage to footpaths and bridleways by off road vehicles and trail bikes; and if so, what this action entails. more like this
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Lord Bradshaw more like this
star this property uin HL17709 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>Some public rights of way allow for the legal use of motor vehicles. Footpaths and bridleways however do not. Any person riding an off-road motorised vehicle such as a trail bike on a public footpath or bridleway is committing a criminal offence and such issues are for the police to deal with.</p><p>Byways open to all traffic do carry vehicular rights and are managed by local highway authorities. Local authorities have the power to make traffic regulation orders to close routes to motorised vehicles if any problems occur, provided they fully consider and respond to any representations they receive about a proposed order.</p><p>In response to last year’s report from the House of Lords Select Committee on the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006, Defra is currently working with Natural England and stakeholders to assess current use of traffic regulation orders and refresh the guidance for local authorities.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T11:09:14.703Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T11:09:14.703Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bradshaw more like this
1142474
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Wild Boar 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 measures they are taking to monitor the numbers and distribution of feral boar in the UK; and what steps are being taken to control their numbers. more like this
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Lord Trees more like this
star this property uin HL17548 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-08more like thismore than 2019-08-08
unstar this property answer text <p>Wildlife management in the UK is a devolved issue.</p><p>In England, the majority of feral wild boar are thought to reside within the Forest of Dean. This public forest estate is managed by the Forestry Commission which undertakes an annual population survey of the feral wild boar in the Forest of Dean public estate, the results of which are on their website.</p><p>Forestry England rangers cull feral wild boar in the Forest of Dean public estate to stop the growth of the population.</p><p>On other land, feral wild boar population management is the responsibility of the landowner. The Government can support landowners by providing advice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-08-08T11:43:45.107Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-08T11:43:45.107Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Trees more like this
1142452
unstar this property registered interest false more like this
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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Squirrels 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 estimate they have made of the size of the red squirrel population in England. more like this
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Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
star this property uin HL17526 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-08-08more like thismore than 2019-08-08
unstar this property answer text <p>There is insufficient data to give an accurate figure however the recent Review of the Population and Conservation Status of British Mammals (2018), a report by The Mammal Society under contract to Natural England, Natural Resources Wales and Scottish Natural Heritage, estimated the red squirrel population in England to be in the region of 39,000.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-08-08T11:40:59.907Zmore like thismore than 2019-08-08T11:40:59.907Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Kennedy of Cradley more like this
1141949
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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 remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Hunting 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 plans they have to ban the importation of big-game trophies to the UK; and if they have any such plans, when they intend to publish their proposals to implement such a ban. more like this
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Lord Selkirk of Douglas more like this
star this property uin HL17493 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-09-09more like thismore than 2019-09-09
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government takes the conservation of endangered species seriously, with imports of hunting trophies into the UK subject to strict controls under the EU Wildlife Trade Regulations.</p><p> </p><p>The UK has adopted stricter national measures for three species, including tigers, than those set out in CITES and in European legislation. The import and export of live wild taken specimens and tiger parts and derivatives, including hunting trophies, is banned.</p><p> </p><p>The UK is also continuing to work hard on the international stage to agree tough, transparent, global standards on trophy hunting to make sure hunting safeguards are of the highest standard and there is no impact on the sustainability of the species concerned. We will continue to discuss this with other countries.</p><p> </p><p>The Government hosted a stakeholder roundtable in May to hear views from all sides of the debate surrounding trophy hunting. Those discussions continue and we are actively reviewing our position on this important issue.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
star this property grouped question UIN HL17492 more like this
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less than 2019-09-09T14:40:37.627Zmore like thismore than 2019-09-09T14:40:37.627Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Selkirk of Douglas more like this