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Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

– in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 5th November 2015.

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The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Farm Produce (Fair Practice) (20 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to ensure that farmers receive a fair price for their produce from retailers.

  • Flood Plans (Gloucestershire) (4 speeches)

    What assessment she has made of progress on flood plans for Gloucestershire; and if she will make a statement.

  • Food Waste (9 speeches)

    What progress her Department has made on meeting the UN target of halving food waste by 2030.

  • Tree Planting (25 speeches)

    How many trees the Government plan to plant during this Parliament.

  • Air Quality (12 speeches)

    What progress she has made in consulting on her Department’s draft plans to improve air quality; and when she plans to respond to that consultation.

  • Urban and Rural Areas: Inequality (6 speeches)

    What steps she is taking to reduce inequality between rural and urban areas.

  • Food Security (4 speeches)

    What estimate her Department has made of the number of households affected by lack of food security.

  • Regional Food and Drink (6 speeches)

    What steps the Government is taking to promote regional food and drink.

  • Food and Farming Industry: Productivity (4 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to use science and data to increase productivity in the food and farming industry.

  • Flood Defences (8 speeches)

    How many flood schemes are due to begin construction in 2015 under the Government’s six-year flood defence programme.

  • Topical Questions (40 speeches)

    If she will make a statement on her departmental responsibilities.