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star this property date less than 2019-05-14more like thismore than 2019-05-14
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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 Plastics: Waste 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 estimate he has made of the amount of plastic waste which will be produced per annum in the event that avoidable plastic waste is reduced to zero by 2050 in accordance with the Government's strategic ambition. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central remove filter
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 254215 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-20more like thismore than 2019-05-20
star this property answer text <p>This is a devolved matter and the information provided therefore relates to England only.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has committed to eliminating all avoidable plastic waste throughout the lifetime of the 25 Year Environment Plan. Our working definition of ‘avoidable plastic waste’ is plastic waste that is technically, economically, and environmentally feasible to reuse or recycle, or, where this does not apply, it is (technically, economically, and environmentally) feasible to replace with alternatives that are reusable or recyclable. It is our intention that there will not be any avoidable plastic waste by 2050.</p><p> </p><p>We will be publishing an evaluation plan and indicator framework for the Resources and Waste Strategy later this year. This will set out further details on how we intend to monitor progress to reduce avoidable waste. This will be a living document where we will publish updates as we develop our methodologies to better capture the data and as new evidence comes to light, particularly with the indicator framework. We are confident that we have set out an ambitious programme of reform which will ensure that we meet our strategic goals.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2019-05-20T10:40:54.023Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-20T10:40:54.023Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
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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 Domestic Appliances: Environment Protection 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, whether his Department has made any assessment of the environmental effect of white goods manufacturers building in obsolescence to their products. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central remove filter
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 253628 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-05-17more like thismore than 2019-05-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government wants to become a world leader in using resources efficiently and cutting the amount of waste we create. This includes prolonging the lives of the materials and goods that we use, and moving away from the traditional ‘linear’ economic model of ‘take, make, use, and throw’.</p><p>For this reason the Government has supported new requirements agreed in the EU for 11 energy related product groups from November 2018 to January 2019.</p><p>The products subject to new requirements include white goods such as household refrigerators, dishwashers and washing machines and washer-dryers. Some of the requirements agreed in these new regulations for white goods related to improving the resource efficiency of the product. They include obligations for manufacturers to design products for ease of dismantling/disassembly and reuse; make spare parts available to repairers and/or end users for ease of repair; provide information on the length of commercial guarantees; provide information as to repair; and provide information as to critical raw material content to facilitate material recovery.</p><p>In the Resources and Waste Strategy for England, we have also committed to drive more sustainable consumption through providing consumers with better information as to the sustainability of their purchasing decisions. This may include requiring consumer information be provided to support the purchase of products that have been designed, produced and packaged to minimise waste, for example by being more repairable, having longer warranties, produced with recycled material, or remanufactured.</p><p> </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 2019-05-17T12:31:04.213Zmore like thismore than 2019-05-17T12:31:04.213Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-04-08more like thismore than 2019-04-08
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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 Floods: Housing more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many homes in England have been deemed to be at risk of flooding in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central remove filter
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 242170 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>The total number of residential properties at risk of flooding from rivers, the sea, surface water and groundwater over the past 5 years is:</p><p> </p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p><strong>Year</strong></p></td><td><p><strong>Total number of residential properties at risk of flooding from rivers, the sea, surface water and groundwater (Millions)</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2015</strong></p></td><td><p>4.8</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2016</strong></p></td><td><p>5.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2017</strong></p></td><td><p>5.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2018</strong></p></td><td><p>5.2</p></td></tr><tr><td><p><strong>2019</strong></p></td><td><p>5.1</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Total properties at risk of flooding increased between 2015 and 2016 because of better property information from the Ordnance Survey.</p><p> </p><p>The Environment Agency’s programme of investment in Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management will reduce the risk of flooding to 300,000 homes in the six year period to March 2021. However, it does not eliminate the risk of flooding in these areas entirely.</p><p> </p><p> </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 2019-04-11T14:52:36.183Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T14:52:36.183Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-21more like thismore than 2019-03-21
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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 Horse Racing: Animal Welfare 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 his Department has made of the number of race horses that have (a) died during races and (b) died due to racing-related injuries in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central remove filter
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 235344 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-11more like thismore than 2019-04-11
star this property answer text <p>Defra is keen that the welfare needs of racehorses are well met, both during their racing lives and afterwards and any race horse fatality is one too many.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>In their report, Cheltenham Festival Review 2018, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), who are responsible for the safety of racehorses at race tracks, made seventeen recommendations to make horseracing safer. The recommendations included that the industry must support a major research project to develop a predictive model for identifying risk factors for all jump racing and that rules relating to pulling up fatigued runners must be appropriately scrutinised and enforced, to encourage positive and responsible behaviour.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p>The Government considers that whilst the BHA have made improvements to the welfare of racehorses, there is still more work to be done. That is why I am keeping in regular contact with the BHA to see what further measures can be taken to reduce the number of racehorse fatalities.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>Percentage of racehorse fatalities (as provided by the British Horseracing Authority)</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Fatal injuries</p></td><td><p>% of horses</p><p>as fatalities</p></td><td><p>Runners</p></td><td><p>% of runners</p><p>as fatalities</p></td><td><p>5-year average</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>189</p></td><td><p>0.98%</p></td><td><p>86,456</p></td><td><p>0.22%</p></td><td><p>0.22%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>156</p></td><td><p>0.79%</p></td><td><p>88,377</p></td><td><p>0.18%</p></td><td><p>0.21%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>171</p></td><td><p>0.86%</p></td><td><p>89,975</p></td><td><p>0.19%</p></td><td><p>0.21%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>167</p></td><td><p>0.82%</p></td><td><p>91,360</p></td><td><p>0.18%</p></td><td><p>0.20%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2018</p></td><td><p>201</p></td><td><p>0.96%</p></td><td><p>94,439</p></td><td><p>0.21%</p></td><td><p>0.20%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Macclesfield more like this
star this property answering member printed David Rutley more like this
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less than 2019-04-11T12:12:42.97Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-11T12:12:42.97Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-06more like thismore than 2019-03-06
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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 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much his Department has spent on external consultants for work relating to the UK leaving the EU in each year since 2016. more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 229231 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>Given over 80% of Defra’s agenda is affected by the UK’s departure from the EU, it is not possible to determine whether contracts relate solely to the UK leaving the EU. Accordingly, we are unable to estimate total expenditure on external consultants for work relating to the UK leaving the EU since 2016.</p><p>In September, the National Audit Office reported that Defra has specific contracts with BCG and PWC, up to the values of £9.5 million and £6.7 million respectively, to support the Department’s preparations for leaving the EU.</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
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less than 2019-03-11T16:50:29.573Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T16:50:29.573Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
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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 Derelict Land: Asbestos 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 his Department has made of the proportion of brownfield sites that have been contaminated by asbestos. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Cardiff Central remove filter
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 228687 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no assessment of the proportion of brownfield sites that have been contaminated by asbestos. It is the statutory duty of local authorities to identify contaminated land in their areas and to ensure that risks to human health and the environment are removed. Contaminated land is legally defined by Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.</p><p> </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 2019-03-11T10:28:07.433Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T10:28:07.433Z
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star this property date less than 2019-03-05more like thismore than 2019-03-05
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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 Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit 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 the per annum cost is of the additional staff his Department has recruited since June 2016 to work on projects relating to the UK leaving the EU. more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 228690 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-03-11more like thismore than 2019-03-11
star this property answer text <p>As at 31 January 2019 Defra group has recruited around 2,200 additional staff to support our comprehensive programme of work to support our departure from the EU. The annual cost of these additional staff is expected to be around £190 million in 2019/20. This assessment includes estimates of pay, pension, and national insurance contributions plus an estimate of overheads.</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
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less than 2019-03-11T14:58:17.413Zmore like thismore than 2019-03-11T14:58:17.413Z
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star this property label Biography information for David Rutley more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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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 Tigers: Conservation 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 his Department is taking to protect tigers by (a) helping to curtail the illegal international trade in tiger body parts and (b) promoting UK conservation expertise to countries with remaining tiger populations. more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 202094 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK is investing £36 million between 2014 and 2021 to counter the illegal wildlife trade, including work to reduce demand, strengthen enforcement and ensure effective legal frameworks and develop sustainable livelihoods.</p><p>The UK has funded work to help CITES review implementation of its Resolution on the conservation of and trade in tigers and other Appendix-I Asian big cats. The UK’s Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund is supporting several projects featuring tigers, including work in Sumatra tackling illegal wildlife trade across two globally important tiger landscapes and in South East Asia strengthening enforcement.</p><p>Institutions such as the Natural History Museum, the Royal Botanic Gardens Research Councils and many British universities are actively engaged in promoting UK conservation expertise globally. This is supported by UK government programmes promoting protection of biodiversity, including the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund and Darwin Initiative.</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 2018-12-18T17:29:13.36Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:29:13.36Z
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
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 Tigers: Smuggling more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural affairs, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of banning the commercial (a) internal trade and (b) import and export of tigers that have been bred in captivity after the UK leaves the EU. more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 202095 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>The UK has stricter measures in place for tigers than those required by the EU Wildlife Trade Regulations and by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). Applications for import or export of live captive bred tigers are considered on a case by case basis and need to include full details of the destination and intended use of the animal. The sale of live captive bred tigers in the UK is only permitted where the specimens are to be used for conservation purposes.</p><p>These strict measures will continue when the UK leaves the EU.</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 2018-12-18T17:22:34.373Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:22:34.373Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-13more like thismore than 2018-12-13
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Toads: Conservation 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 his Department has made of trends in biodiversity and habitat degradation in the habitat of the natterjack toad in the last five years. more like this
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Jo Stevens more like this
star this property uin 202096 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
star this property answer text <p>The Government reports on the implementation of the EU Habitats Directive, including the conservation status of a number of key habitats and European Protected Species, of which natterjack toad is one. The latest report was published in 2013 and assessed a number of important factors including range, population trends, habitat and pressures on the species.</p><p> </p><p>In summary, this highlighted that natterjack toad distribution in England is well understood and that long term trends show that sites where they can be found, in England, have improved in habitat quantity and quality due to conservation interventions, particularly management funded by Wildlife Enhancement Schemes and Stewardship Schemes.</p><p> </p><p>The full report can be found at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/Article17Consult_20131010/S1202_ENGLAND.pdf" target="_blank">http://jncc.defra.gov.uk/pdf/Article17Consult_20131010/S1202_ENGLAND.pdf</a></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 2018-12-18T17:29:09.95Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-18T17:29:09.95Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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