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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs remove filter
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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Inland Waterways: Access more like this
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unstar 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 omission from the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 of provision on open access to inland water. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL15946 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 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no assessment of legislating for open access to inland water.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T14:26:32.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T14:26:32.97Z
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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 Addington more like this
1128133
star this property registered interest false more like this
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Inland Waterways: National Parks more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
unstar 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 length of the unmanaged waterways in National Parks to which access is uncontested and which are open to the public for recreation. more like this
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Lord Addington more like this
star this property uin HL15947 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 2019-06-04more like thismore than 2019-06-04
star this property answer text <p>The Government has not undertaken a specific assessment of what length of unmanaged waterways has a public right of navigation. Of the canal and major river navigation network in England and Wales approximately a quarter has either public navigation rights or are available for licensed navigation as managed by a navigation authority.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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less than 2019-06-04T14:26:15.747Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-04T14:26:15.747Z
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4161
star this property label Biography information for Lord Gardiner of Kimble more like this
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3453
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Addington more like this
1128503
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Landfill more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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 estimate his Department has made of the proportion of the UK's waste that has gone to landfill in the last 12 months. 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 257643 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 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
star this property answer text <p>The latest published figures for the UK are for the 2016 year.</p><p> </p><p>Details of the latest published figures can be found in Table 8 on page 12 of the UK Waste Statistics, available at this link: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/784263/UK_Statistics_on_Waste_statistical_notice_March_2019_rev_FINAL.pdf.</p> more like this
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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less than 2019-06-05T11:46:13.327Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-05T11:46:13.327Z
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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
1128524
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Poultry: Animal Welfare more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
unstar 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 he is taking steps to help ensure that supermarkets which have committed to stop selling eggs from hens kept in enriched cages by 2025 meet that target. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harlow more like this
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Robert Halfon more like this
star this property uin 257735 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 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>I am aware that all major supermarkets have committed to stop selling eggs from hens kept in enriched cages by 2025. This is a voluntary initiative and as a result it is not necessary for the Government to take steps to help ensure they meet that target. The Government shares the public’s high regard for animal welfare and the welfare of our farmed livestock in all systems is protected by comprehensive and robust legislation.</p><p> </p><p>Consumers can make an informed choice as, under Commission Regulation (EC) 589/2008 laying down detailed rules as regards marketing standards for eggs, it is a requirement to include an indication of the farming method on the packs and the eggs themselves.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 257736 more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T14:16:19.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T14:16:19.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Halfon more like this
1128525
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Poultry: Animal Welfare more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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unstar 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 the Government is taking to encourage supermarkets to stop selling eggs from hens kept in enriched cages before 2025. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Harlow more like this
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Robert Halfon more like this
star this property uin 257736 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 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>I am aware that all major supermarkets have committed to stop selling eggs from hens kept in enriched cages by 2025. This is a voluntary initiative and as a result it is not necessary for the Government to take steps to help ensure they meet that target. The Government shares the public’s high regard for animal welfare and the welfare of our farmed livestock in all systems is protected by comprehensive and robust legislation.</p><p> </p><p>Consumers can make an informed choice as, under Commission Regulation (EC) 589/2008 laying down detailed rules as regards marketing standards for eggs, it is a requirement to include an indication of the farming method on the packs and the eggs themselves.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 257735 more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T14:16:19.637Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T14:16:19.637Z
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4033
star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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3985
unstar this property label Biography information for Robert Halfon more like this
1128571
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Air Pollution: Schools more like this
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25259
unstar 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 recent steps his Department has taken to improve air quality around schools in Hackney. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hackney South and Shoreditch more like this
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Meg Hillier more like this
star this property uin 257704 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 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The Mayor of London is responsible for air quality in the capital and has reserve powers under the 1995 Environment Act to enable this.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities have discretionary powers to restrict car access to schools and enforce anti-idling laws outside schools.</p><p> </p><p>Local authorities are best placed to target action to improve local air quality. The Government’s Air Quality Grant Programme provides funding to local authorities for projects in local communities to tackle air pollution and reduce emissions which may include action targeting schools. The Government has awarded over £60 million in funding since the air quality grant started in 1997, including £3 million in 2018/19. Hackney Council has benefited from this fund.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has put in place a £3.5 billion plan to improve air quality and reduce harmful nitrogen dioxide emissions. Our Clean Air Strategy sets out measures we are taking to improve air quality and reduce emissions of pollution, improving public health.</p>
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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less than 2019-06-10T15:00:33.94Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T15:00:33.94Z
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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 Meg Hillier more like this
1128614
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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 more like this
star this property hansard heading Climate Change more like this
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unstar 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 his Department has made of the merits of (a) rewilding and (b) other natural methods to tackle climate change. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Tooting more like this
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Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this
star this property uin 257796 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>The concept of rewilding has a variety of characteristics and definitions applied to the term. Nature-based solutions are key to tackling climate change and averting its impacts. The Government is deploying such solutions to improve our natural environment.</p><p>The government’s 25 Year Environment Plan sets out key policies on how improving nature can help tackle climate change.</p><p> </p><p>Under the new Environmental Land Management Scheme we will pay public money for the provision of environmental public goods. These public goods will include the mitigation of and adaption to climate change.</p><p>Tree planting is one of the main contributors to nature-based carbon sequestration and the Government supports this in a number of ways. Our manifesto committed to planting 11 million trees by 2022, and in addition a further 1 million trees in our towns and cities, and we also have a long term aspiration to increase woodland cover from 10% to 12% by 2060. To achieve these goals, in the Autumn Budget the Chancellor announced £10 million for an Urban Trees Challenge Fund and £50 million to help plant new woodlands through the Woodland Carbon Guarantee.</p><p>Peatlands are our largest terrestrial carbon store. We have committed to publishing an England Peatland Strategy. The strategy will set out our vision to reverse decline in peatlands and restore them. Work is underway on four large-scale peatland restoration projects across England, to which we have allocated £10 million, and will restore 5,851 ha of degraded peatlands. We are also improving satmarshes.</p><p>Natural England has an ongoing uplands programme with landowners and we will also be setting up a Lowland Agricultural Peatland Taskforce to help sustainably manage and restore peatland habitats. Once restored, our healthy functioning peatlands will provide a range of public benefits in addition to carbon storage, including flood mitigation and biodiversity rich habitats.</p><p> </p><p>We also support nature-based solutions through our international aid programmes on forestry and mangroves/blue forests.</p>
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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less than 2019-06-10T15:09:59.537Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T15:09:59.537Z
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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 Dr Rosena Allin-Khan more like this