Results 1–20 of 21 for brexit speaker:Therese Coffey

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: LIFE Environment Fund (30 Jul 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...technical notices published by the Government on the guarantee and the funds covered by it can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/funding-for-uk-li fe-projects-if-theres-no-brexit-deal/funding-for-uk-life-pro jects-if-theres-no-brexit-deal

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Mercury (30 Jul 2019)

Therese Coffey: All aspects of the plan for control of mercury in the event of a no deal Brexit have been implemented. The following regulations are now in place to ensure that the EU Mercury regulation will continues to operate: The Control of Mercury (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 The Environment and Wildlife (Legislative Functions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 The UK’s enforcing authorities will...

Flooding in Cumbria (19 Mar 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...weather events cause people worry. I do not want to reject what the hon. Member for Barrow and Furness said but, dare I say it, the Government have to be responsible in preparing for a no-deal Brexit. I repeat the mantra that if hon. Members do not want no deal, they have to vote for a deal. The £2.6 billion investment has been put to good effect, however, and I will push for more to be...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Chemicals: Registration (5 Feb 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...substances on the EU market to prepare for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It said that the package will include new question and answer material and step-by-step instructions for using the ‘Brexit window’ for UK-based companies to transfer their REACH registrations.

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: 2019: The Year of Green Action (11 Jan 2019)

Therese Coffey: ...Agriculture Bill before Parliament, transforming our farming system for the first time in 50 years to reward farmers for protecting and enhancing the environment. We have committed to a Green Brexit with plans for the first Environment Bill in 20 years and a new environmental watchdog to hold government to account. On the international stage the UK is at the forefront of combatting the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Chemicals: Registration (19 Dec 2018)

Therese Coffey: On 24 September we published the Regulating chemicals (REACH) if there’s no Brexit deal technical notice. This set out the Government’s contingency plans for regulation with the aim of minimising disruption at the point of exit, and provided information for businesses which need to prepare for a no-deal scenario. Building on this, we published UK REACH additional guidance if there is no...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Chemicals: Regulation (19 Nov 2018)

Therese Coffey: ...includes the registration of chemicals under a UK REACH system which will replicate the current EU approach. We have published a Technical Notice ‘Regulating Chemicals (REACH) if there’s no Brexit deal’. This sets out the implications for business and transitional measures to minimise disruption and ensure continuity in the event of a no deal. The Technical Notice is available via...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Chemicals: EU Law (10 Sep 2018)

Therese Coffey: We have been engaging with a range of stakeholders, including importers, to understand the impacts of Brexit and deliver the best possible outcome for the industry after we leave. Our priority is to maintain an effective regulatory system for the management and control of chemicals to safeguard human health and the environment, respond to emerging risks and allow trade with the EU that is as...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (18 Jul 2018)

EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee: The Future of REACH regulations post-Brexit. 10:00 am; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:30 AM) Dr Therese Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment, Defra Ms Gabrielle Edwards, Deputy Director, Chemicals, Pesticides and Hazardous Waste, Defra

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection (8 May 2018)

Therese Coffey: Across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland we have a shared interest in protecting our environment and delivering a Green Brexit. The Government wants to make sure decisions that should be taken in devolved areas are taken in devolved areas. But in some areas there will need to be a UK approach in respect of powers returning from the EU. The Joint Ministerial Committee (EU...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection (23 Apr 2018)

Therese Coffey: As the Prime Minister has said, “Brexit will not mean a lowering of environmental standards”. We constantly assess our policies against this objective. The EU (Withdrawal) Bill will ensure that the whole body of existing EU environmental law continues to have effect in UK law.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Rural Areas (16 Mar 2018)

Therese Coffey: ...land management system will be developed in the light of the outputs of the open consultation “Health and harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit”. We will draw upon the skills knowledge and data held by our stakeholders including the classification of the English countryside encapsulated in the 159 National Character Areas in England, each with its...

Anti-Corruption Strategy: Illegal Wildlife Trade — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] (28 Feb 2018)

Therese Coffey: .... Members for Gedling (Vernon Coaker), for Strangford (Jim Shannon), and for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Angela Smith). The hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge asked about the situation post-Brexit. I can assure her that our commitment to working with Interpol, and indeed with our friends in the EU, will continue unabated. As for the scientific committee, it is fair to say that our...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (10 Jan 2018)

EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee: Impact of Brexit on UK's trade in waste. 10:00 am; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 10:00 AM) Dr Therese Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environmental Health (8 Dec 2017)

Therese Coffey: We are committed to delivering a Green Brexit and to enhancing our environmental standards. The European Union (Withdrawal Bill) will make sure that the whole body of existing EU environmental law continues to have effect in UK law, providing businesses and stakeholders with maximum certainty as we leave the EU. We will also continue to uphold our international obligations through our...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment (12 Sep 2017)

Therese Coffey: On 21 July, in his speech “Delivering a Green Brexit”, the Secretary of State announced that he had asked the Natural Capital Committee for their advice on the 25 Year Environment Plan. The Natural Capital Committee are due to submit their advice in September. The Department will consider that advice carefully ahead of the subsequent publication of the Plan.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Tree Planting (19 Jan 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...St Vincent de Paul Primary School in Liverpool to support its tree-planting exercises. I can assure my hon. Friend that the environment is at the heart of the Government today, not just post-Brexit.

Leaving the Eu: the Rural Economy (17 Jan 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...rural economy. What we heard from the hon. Member for Ross, Skye and Lochaber (Ian Blackford) was, “We are all doomed,” but far from it: as my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister has stated, Brexit means Brexit and we are going to make a success of it. We are determined to get the best deal for the British people on leaving the EU. We want a world-leading food and farming industry...

Soil Health — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] (17 Nov 2016)

Therese Coffey: ...soil health; we must look to enhance it. It would be difficult to publish our plan by the end of the year, but I assure hon. Members that the intention of this Government is to have a smooth Brexit. Operability is the key focus of my officials at the moment. With regards to the emissions reduction plan, DEFRA officials are running scenarios, including on peatland and salt marsh, to see...

Previous Business – Lords: Select Committee (16 Nov 2016)

EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee: Brexit: environment and climate change. 10:00 am; Room 2, Palace of Westminster
Witnesses: (at 11:00 AM) Dr Therese Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Dr Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Industry and Energy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Mr Edward Webber, Head of EU Engagement, International Climate Change, Department...


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