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Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

– in the House of Commons on 19th March 2020.

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The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Air Pollution (6 speeches)

    What steps his Department is taking to tackle the effect of air pollution.

  • Tree Planting (15 speeches)

    When the Government plan to implement their commitment to plant 30,000 hectares of trees per year by 2025.

  • Deforestation (4 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to end deforestation in commodity supply chains as agreed in the Amsterdam declaration on deforestation.

  • Vulnerable People: Food Supplies (16 speeches)

    What steps he is taking with Cabinet colleagues to maintain food supplies for vulnerable people in the (a) North East and (b) UK during the covid-19 outbreak.

  • Support for Farmers (11 speeches)

    What steps he is taking to support farmers.

  • Flooded Areas: Support (4 speeches)

    What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on reforming the support package provided to flooded areas.

  • Support for Farmers (4 speeches)

    What steps the Government are taking to ensure that farmers benefit from the Government's proposal to move from land-based to environmental enhancement-based support.

  • National Food Strategy (6 speeches)

    When the Government plan to publish the national food strategy.

  • Topical Questions (24 speeches)

    If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.