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Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse (19 Jul 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent steps his Department has taken to tackle alcohol abuse.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Forestry (19 Jul 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if the Government will bring forward in the forthcoming agriculture Bill provisions to (a) support farmers who practise agroforestry and (b) enable farmers to take up agroforestry.

Written Answers — Home Office: Refugees (10 Jul 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what criteria his Department uses to determine whether to accept refugees recommended for resettlement in the UK by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Plastics: Commonwealth (2 Jul 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2018 to Question 155717 on plastics: marine environment, how much Official Development Assistance funding has been allocated to the Commonwealth Marine Plastics Research and Innovation Framework; and what steps his Department plans to take to ensure that framework benefits people (a)...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Thorium (2 Jul 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, with reference to p2 of Small nuclear power: Government response to the Fourth Report of the Energy and Climate Change Committee 2014-15, HC 1105, what further analysis has been undertaken to understand the implications on waste management and disposal of using thorium fuels; and if he will commission a study to...

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas (2 Jul 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many full-time equivalent permanent staff in his Department are allocated to working on negotiations towards securing an agreement on the proposal to establish a Marine Protected Area in the Weddell Sea at the next annual meeting of the Commission on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Seas and Oceans: Environment Protection (28 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 10 May 2018 to Question 140661 on seas and oceans: for what reasons the Government abstained on the vote on motion 053 on increasing marine protected area coverage for effective marine biodiversity conservation at the 2016 Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature World...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Birds: Conservation (26 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will add swifts to (a) Schedule 1 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and the (b) UK Biodiversity Action Plan list of priority species.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Housing: Insulation (26 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that (a) builders and (b) homeowners receive guidance on legislation relating to (a) nesting birds and (b) the protection of nests during the breeding season.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Plastics: Marine Environment (25 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Marine Plastics Research and Innovation Framework will have funding allocated from Official Development Aid.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Plans (25 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, whether the National Planning Policy Framework will require local plans to include biodiversity protection.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Bricks (25 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will bring forward legislative proposals to require Swift bricks to be incorporated into (a) new build properties and (b) restoration and renewal building projects.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Agriculture: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (21 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, for what reason emissions from agricultural farming in the greenhouse gas national inventory report do not include emissions from (a) feed produced overseas, (b) transportation, (c) cooking, (d) food waste, (e) refrigeration, (f) air conditioning, (g) waste disposal and (h) soils treated with nitrogen fertilisers.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Greenhouse Gas Emissions (21 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the background data on the methodology for the new greenhouse gas national inventory report will be published; how information on UK grass and fodder production is calculated; and what data is used in that calculation.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Biodiversity (14 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many full-time equivalent permanent staff of his Department are allocated to working on (a) preparations and (b) negotiations for the post-2020 framework under the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (13 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether his Department's resources and waste strategy due to be published later this year is planned to include policies to achieve greater transparency on the reporting by retailers of food waste produced (a) in their operations and (b) throughout their supply chains.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Seas and Oceans: Environment Protection (12 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of the recommendation passed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature at is Congress in 2016 to increase the percentage of marine areas highly protected to 30 per cent by 2030 under the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Seas and Oceans: Environment Protection (12 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, with reference to page 119 of his Department's 25 Year Environment Plan, published on 11 January 2018, what evidence he considered to inform the UK’s position on a post-2020 target for ocean conservation under the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Subsidies (12 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of (a) the total agricultural payment budget that will be made available after 2022 and (b) the proportion of the farm payment budget allocated to (i) public goods payments and (ii) other policy objectives after 2022; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Guatemala: Politics and Government (8 Jun 2018)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to his Guatemalan counterpart on reports of threats against the leader and members of the Nuevo Dia Ch'orti Indigenous Association in Guatemala; and if he will make a statement.


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