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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to review the integrity of the coastline following recent severe weather; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Environment Agency, assisted by the military, is undertaking a review of coastal flood defences after the recent weather events. The results of this review will inform the Environment Agency's priorities for the near future.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Simon Kirby more like this
47045
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he plans that the commercial timber manufacturing sector will be represented on the proposed public forest trustee body. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
star this property uin 195353 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>In January this year, we set out a list of ten core principles for the new body, including that it would be managed by experts and have access to the best advice. We intend that the commercial timber manufacturing sector should be represented in the arrangements, giving effect to this commitment.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Dame Anne McGuire more like this
47047
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to protect the (a) UK coastline and (b) Saltdean, Telscombe Cliffs and Peacehaven stretch of coastline from erosion; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Kemptown more like this
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Simon Kirby more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Environment Agency has had strategic overview of coastal erosion risk management in England since 2008. Under this overview the Environment Agency oversees the development, monitoring, delivery and reporting of Shoreline Management Plans and associated coastal strategies for the whole coastline of England and Wales. This sets out how coastal erosion will be managed sustainably in the long term.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Lewes District Council and Brighton and Hove City Council are developing a long-term plan to manage erosion risk along the frontage from Beachy Head to Selsey Bill. This is to be completed this year. It will evaluate the most sustainable options to maintain the coastline over the next 100 years and assess the economic viability of replacing the existing defenses when required. The plan has been funded by £104,000 of flood and coastal erosion risk management Grant-in-Aid.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress he has made on developing an ecosystem valuation approach. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Defra and HM Treasury produced new Green Book supplementary guidance in 2012 on how to account for nature's value at:</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/191500/Accounting_for_enviornomental_impacts.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/191500/Accounting_for_enviornomental_impacts.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>This supplementary guidance covers the practical application of techniques for valuing environmental impacts in policy appraisal. It applies to all programmes, policies and projects. An important recommendation in this guidance is the use of the ecosystem services framework.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Defra is also supporting independent research on developing further our understanding of nature's economic and social value through the National Ecosystem Assessment Follow-On Project (NEAFO), which will report later this year.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress he has made on the development of the Grown in Britain certification scheme for timber products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Government supports and is very encouraged by the Grown in Britain initiative, which is working to maximise the long-term benefits that our woodlands can bring to the environment, social well-being and the economy. As Grown in Britain is a sector-led initiative, the Government is not responsible for the development of the brand licensing system that will be applied to timber products produced by Grown in Britain commercial partners.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what guidance his Department gives the private sector on steps to increase the area of woodland with a current UK Forestry Service compliant management plan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Forestry is a devolved issue. UK Forestry Standard compliant management plans are a matter for the devolved administrations.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In England, the Forestry Commission, with input from the private sector, has recently published new management plan templates with accompanying guidance. This delivers the commitment in the Government's response to the report by the Forestry Regulation Task Force to develop a series of UK Forestry Standard compliant management plan templates for a range of forest types.<strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>Grant funding is available through the English Woodland Grant Scheme to support the production of woodland management plans and similar support is planned as part of the next Rural Development Programme. In the next programme an approved UK Forestry Standard compliant management plan will be a prerequisite for further woodland grant support.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to increase the planting of conifers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-04-10more like thismore than 2014-04-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 10 March 2014 to the hon. Member for Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock, <em>Official Report,</em> column 75W.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recommendations have been made to him by the Natural Capital Committee on the ecosystem services provided by woodland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stirling more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
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star this property answer text <p> </p><p>The Natural Capital Committee's (NCC) second report to the Government's Economic Affairs Committee was published on 11 March. The report does not make specific recommendations that only apply explicitly to woodland. It does however use woodland based examples to illustrate a number of opportunities to enhance ecosystem service values. A copy of the report is available at: <a href="http://www.naturalcapitalcommittee.org/" target="_blank">http://www.naturalcapitalcommittee.org/</a>. The Government plans to respond to the NCC's recommendations in summer 2014.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In 2012, the NCC published its principles for guiding decision making regarding forestry in the UK in response to recommendations made by the Independent Panel on Forestry report. The NCC's response is available at: <a href="http://www.naturalcapitalcommittee.org/advice.html" target="_blank">http://www.naturalcapitalcommittee.org/advice.html</a></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Dan Rogerson more like this
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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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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress his Department has made towards the creation of a new public forest trustee body as proposed in the Government's Forestry and Woodlands Policy Statement 2013. more like this
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Mrs Anne McGuire more like this
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star this property answer text <p>The Government is making good progress in developing plans for the new, operationally independent public body to manage the public forest estate, as announced in the Forestry and Woodlands Policy Statement, published in January 2013. Defra and the Forestry Commission have worked closely with a wide range of stakeholders in designing the features of the new body. Subject to Parliamentary time, the Government intends to legislate at the earliest opportunity.<br></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North Cornwall more like this
star this property answering member printed Dan Rogerson more like this
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HM Treasury more like this
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star this property question text To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Department has responsibility for calculating the estimated cost of the Garden Bridge announced in paragraph 3.45 of the National Infrastructure Plan 2013. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bishop Auckland more like this
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Helen Goodman more like this
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star this property answer text <p>HM TREASURY</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Helen Goodman MP</p><p> </p><p><strong>BISHOP AUCKLAND</strong></p><p> </p><p>To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which Department has responsibility for calculating the estimated cost of the Garden Bridge announced in paragraph 3.45 of the National Infrastructure Plan 2013. 195395</p><p> </p><p>DANNY ALEXANDER</p><p>The Garden Bridge Trust has been established to take responsibility for this project. This includes the responsibility to produce a reliable cost estimate.</p><p> </p><p>Government have asked for a business case to be produced for the project in line with standard guidance. This will need to demonstrate that Government's support represents good value for money before a contribution to the construction cost is made.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey more like this
star this property answering member printed Danny Alexander more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Danny Alexander more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Helen Goodman more like this