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star this property date less than 2019-06-05more like thismore than 2019-06-05
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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 more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property hansard heading Packaging: Plastics 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 steps he is taking to reduce the use of plastic packaging in supermarkets. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
star this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green, Catherine West, on 30 May 2019 to PQ 257073.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2019-06-10T10:42:10.097Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-10T10:42:10.097Z
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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 Julian Sturdy remove filter
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star this property date less than 2018-02-22more like thismore than 2018-02-22
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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
star this property hansard heading Bottles: Plastics 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 assessment his Department has made of the feasibility of setting a precise date for the complete phasing out of single-use plastic bottles. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 129094 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 2018-03-02more like thismore than 2018-03-02
star this property answer text <p>This Government has not undertaken an assessment of the feasibility of setting a precise date for the complete phasing out of single-use plastic bottles.</p><p> </p><p>In autumn 2017 an independent working group set up under the Litter Strategy for England held a call for evidence on measures to reduce littering of drinks containers and promote recycling. This included seeking evidence on the costs, benefits and impacts of deposit return schemes. The working group has recently submitted its report to Ministers, who will make a decision on next steps shortly.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-03-02T11:27:25.363Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-02T11:27:25.363Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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
star this property hansard heading Microplastics: Marine Environment 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 plans his Department has to include steps on microplastic fibres pollution as part of its work on reducing the effect of plastic waste. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 128841 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 2018-03-01more like thismore than 2018-03-01
star this property answer text <p>As part of the work on reducing the effect of plastic waste and to prioritise areas for further action, Defra has been reviewing documented sources of microplastic pollution entering the environment. It is clear that microplastics in various forms, including microplastic fibres arising from laundering textiles, are a significant source of freshwater and marine litter around the world. Other sources also need to be considered to help reduce the amount of plastic waste entering the environment.</p><p> </p><p>There are Evidence gaps in this area so we have commissioned research which will inform future policy options to further reduce the impact of plastic waste.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-03-01T17:27:58.87Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-01T17:27:58.87Z
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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 2018-02-21more like thismore than 2018-02-21
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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
star this property hansard heading Microplastics: Marine Environment 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 assessment his Department has made of the effect of microplastic fibres on the world's oceans. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 128842 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 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
star this property answer text <p>It is clear that microplastics in various forms, including microfibres, are a significant and prevalent source of marine litter around the world.</p><p> </p><p>As part of the enhanced chemicals programme the Environment Agency will look more at the contribution of sewage treatment to microplastic. As with many chemicals the most effective solution is to reduce the sources of plastic getting into drainage systems in the first place.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-02-27T11:26:58.177Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-27T11:26:58.177Z
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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 2018-01-31more like thismore than 2018-01-31
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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
star this property hansard heading 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 plans to introduce legislation to implement the targets set out in the Government's 25-Year Environment Plan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 125846 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 2018-02-06more like thismore than 2018-02-06
star this property answer text <p>The 25 Year Environment Plan is a strategic document with clear aims and ambitions to leave the environment in a better state for the next generation than we inherited. This is underpinned by a series of strategies that already have some specific targets in place, including statutory targets. Those strategies are also updated from time to time, and future updates will help ensure the plan remains relevant.</p><p> </p><p>We have committed to refreshing the 25 Year Environment Plan regularly to ensure that collectively we are focusing on the right priorities, using the latest evidence, and delivering better value for money.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-02-06T16:29:23.697Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-06T16:29:23.697Z
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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 2018-01-29more like thismore than 2018-01-29
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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
star this property hansard heading Forests: 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, what plans his Department has for preserving ancient woodland. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 125255 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 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to ensuring stronger protection for our ancient woodlands. The irreplaceable nature of ancient woodlands and their value is recognised in the National Planning Policy Framework.</p><p> </p><p>Paragraph 118 of the National Planning Policy Framework states that “planning permission should be refused for development resulting in the loss or deterioration of irreplaceable habitats, including ancient woodland and the loss of aged or veteran trees found outside ancient woodland, unless the need for, and benefits of, the development in that location clearly outweigh the loss.”</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-02-05T11:27:51.943Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T11:27:51.943Z
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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 2018-01-16more like thismore than 2018-01-16
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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
star this property hansard heading Litter: Beverage Containers 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 responses to his Department's call for evidence on measures to reduce littering of plastic drinks containers, issued on 2 October 2017; and whether he plans to proceed with the introduction of deposit return and reward schemes. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 123138 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-24more like thismore than 2018-01-24
star this property answer text <p>The call for evidence on measures to reduce littering of drinks containers and promote recycling closed on 20 November 2017. This was held by an independent working group. The focus was rigid and flexible plastic, glass or metal drinks containers that are sold sealed, and used for the sale of alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages, often for consumption ‘on-the-go’.</p><p> </p><p>The working group is currently analysing responses to this call for evidence and is due to provide advice to Ministers on potential incentives for drinks containers early this year. Any decisions on suitable measures to then take forward will rest with Ministers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2018-01-24T12:37:32.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-24T12:37:32.39Z
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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 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
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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
star this property hansard heading Business: Waste Disposal 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 representations his Department has received relating to Environment Agency decisions on definition of waste panel assessments; and what responses have been made to those representations. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 113239 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-21more like thismore than 2017-11-21
star this property answer text <p>Defra and the Environment Agency have received a number of representations on Environment Agency decisions on definition of waste panel assessments. Responses are tailored to individual cases.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2017-11-21T11:04:09.283Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-21T11:04:09.283Z
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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 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
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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
star this property hansard heading Horticulture: Peat 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 plans he has to increase the use of peat replacement products for professional and amateur horticulture. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 113240 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-20more like thismore than 2017-11-20
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to continuing to work with the industry to make the transition to peat alternatives and to overcome the barriers to their use. For example, we are jointly funding research with the industry, which includes commercial scale demonstration trials, to overcome barriers to peat replacement in professional horticulture. We have also worked with the industry to develop a Responsible Sourcing Scheme for Growing Media which allows manufacturers and retailers to make informed choices on growing media inputs to amateur/retail products, based on environmental and social impacts. We are continuing to support the industry as they put this scheme into practice.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T16:42:37.293Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T16:42:37.293Z
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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 2017-11-15more like thismore than 2017-11-15
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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
star this property hansard heading Business: Waste Disposal 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 remove barriers to a more resource-efficient economy; what evidence there is that businesses are using the online tool for self-assessment for definition of waste; whether the closure of the Definition of Waste panel has impacted investment in the sector; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency York Outer more like this
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Julian Sturdy more like this
unstar this property uin 113241 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-11-21more like thismore than 2017-11-21
star this property answer text <p><strong> </strong></p><p> </p><p>As part of our planning for the UK’s exit from the EU we are developing a 25 Year Environment Plan and a renewed strategy on resources and waste. Officials are developing the plans for engagement with businesses, and views on the key barriers to resource efficiency and ideas for addressing these will be welcome.</p><p> </p><p>The online IsItWaste tool for self-assessment for the definition of waste currently has 981 assessments registered. This is cumulative since 2013. It would not include any self-assessments later deleted by the customer.</p><p> </p><p>The Environment Agency does not have information or data about the impact on investment in the waste sector from the temporary closure of the Definition of Waste panel.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal remove filter
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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less than 2017-11-21T10:52:56.297Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-21T10:52:56.297Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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