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Scottish Parliament: No-take Zones (15 Dec 2020)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...national marine plan, which guides sustainable development, and we have established three marine planning partnerships. We have a marine licensing system, which is designed to keep activities within environmental limits, and we have expanded the MPA network from less than 10 per cent to 37 per cent, as Kenneth Gibson noted. This year alone, we have nearly doubled the size of the network,...

Scottish Parliament: Sustainable Aviation beyond Covid-19 (16 Sep 2020)

Patrick Harvie: this context, we now have a responsibility to ask how immediate support for people whose jobs are at risk and any recovery plan for the industry can happen in a way that is consistent and within environmental limits. That responsibility falls to all of us, because it simply will not happen with assumptions about technologies that do not even make sense on the drawing board yet. It also...

Economic Growth and Environmental Limits — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (10 Jul 2019)

Caroline Lucas: I beg to move, That this House has considered economic growth and environmental limits. It is a pleasure to serve with you in the Chair, Mr Hosie. I am grateful for the opportunity to debate economic growth and environmental limits. It is, of course, a huge subject, covering why and how our current economic model, which puts GDP growth above everything else, must change fundamentally, fast. I...

Road Vehicles and Non-Road Mobile Machinery (Type-Approval) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (20 Feb 2019)

Baroness Randerson: double the number of vehicles this year but not next year? I cannot get any sense of the reasoning behind this. Although this is a small number of vehicles, they are being given an exemption from environmental limits, and there will therefore be an impact on emissions as a result. Paragraph 7.10 of the Explanatory Memorandum makes the point that this SI will allow, “new, full type...

Scottish Parliament: Salmon Farming (6 Feb 2019)

Gillian Martin: ...poses to ecosystem functions, their resilience and the supply of ecosystem services. Further information is necessary in order that we can set for the industry realistic targets that fall within environmental limits. We recommended a requirement that the industry fund the independent and independently verified research and development that are needed. The role, responsibilities and...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Crown Estate Bill: Stage 3 (21 Nov 2018)

Mr Mark Ruskell: ...industrial purposes, which can support livelihoods in remote communities. It is the job of Government to set the bar high for the public interest but to allow industry to innovate and respond within environmental limits. Amendments 21A and 21B, in my name, seek to insert a golden rule into the licensing framework that is spelled out by the cabinet secretary in amendment 21, which is simply...

Dangerous Waste and Body Parts Disposal: NHS (9 Oct 2018)

Yvette Cooper: We still do not have the basic facts about what medical waste is being held at the Normanton site, how far over the environmental limits it currently is, and what the timetable is for compliance. Perhaps the Minister would share that information with us. Does he not accept that it is a basic principle that, when dealing with any kind of public health or environmental health risk or incident,...

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Crown Estate Bill: Stage 1 (19 Jun 2018)

Alex Rowley: ...Crown estate assets “should be managed in accordance with the guiding principles of sustainable development to create and maintain a strong, healthy and just society capable of living within environmental limits.” There must be a duty to strike a balance and achieve parity between financial obligations and the wider sustainable development of the assets. Devolution of the Crown estate...

Plastic Bottles and Coffee Cups (17 May 2018)

Anna McMorrin: ...all great initiatives, and initiatives that I support, but they do not go far enough. We need a statutory scheme; sustainability must be enshrined in law. The Government must have legally binding environmental limits on plastic waste, air pollution, soil degradation, resource depletion and biodiversity loss. The 25-year plan includes these, but does not have any specific short-term...

Public Bill Committee: Neighbourhood Planning Bill: Restrictions on power to impose planning conditions (25 Oct 2016)

Roberta Blackman-Woods: ...future generations to meet their own needs. The UK Sustainable Development Strategy Securing the Future set out five ‘guiding principles’ of sustainable development: living within the planet’s environmental limits; ensuring a strong, healthy and just society; achieving a sustainable economy; promoting good governance; and using sound science responsibly.” The NPPF also makes it...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2016-17 (6 Sep 2016)

Patrick Harvie: ...not been achieved on the scale that any of us wish for by whichever political party has been in power; the building of an economy that works for everyone in society; and the coming to terms with our environmental limits. That is why I was slightly amazed that the first bill that the First Minister chose to mention was her proposed bill to scrap air passenger duty. The case against that...

High Speed Rail (London-West Midlands) Bill - Second Reading (14 Apr 2016)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...are within the scope of the existing Bill powers. For example, the committee can push for changes to the railway or use of land, within the limits of deviation set out in the Bill and within the environmental limits set out in the environmental statement. This could include changes to the railway itself or the mitigation provided as part of the scheme. The committee could also recommend...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Environmental Better Regulation Bill: Second Stage (30 Jun 2015)

Mark Durkan: ...regulation, performance and management. My Department needs a regulatory system that will deliver desired environmental outcomes and help responsible businesses to operate effectively within environmental limits. By reducing regulatory burdens on compliant, responsible businesses, the Bill will have the added benefit of freeing up resources to target irresponsible businesses and bring...

Scottish Parliament: Circular Economy (14 May 2015)

Graeme Dey: .... We now start to see that tomorrow’s growth will depend on making environment part of our economic policy”, and on making the transition “now, in a managed way, rather than when we hit environmental limits, tipping points and catastrophes.”—[Official Report, Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee, 20 June 2013; c 2464-5.] Against that backdrop, surely it is...

Scottish Parliament: National Marine Plan (19 Feb 2015)

Richard Lochhead: ...for the environment to thrive alongside developments. The plan seeks to ensure that that is always our approach and to create a framework in which development in our seas always stays within environmental limits.

Scottish Parliament: Budget (Scotland) (No 4) Bill: Stage 3 (4 Feb 2015)

Patrick Harvie: ...policy that I believe is needed. I am talking about a transport system that allows money to circulate in local economies and strengthens the resilience of those economies, but which does so within environmental limits and saves people money. It is also not yet clear what additional measures will be taken to address the air pollution that arises from transport, which is particularly acute...

Deregulation Bill: New Clause 3 — Limit on indemnity required under Outer Space Act 1986 (23 Jun 2014)

Lindsay Hoyle: ...compromising the ability of existing communities and future generations to meet their own needs; and that contributes to the principles that the nation and areas within it should live within their environmental limits, should achieve a sustainable economy and should seek to ensure a strong, healthy and just society.” This defines sustainable development in terms recommended by the...

Queen’s Speech — Debate (4th Day) (14 May 2013)

Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer: ...the interplay between environmental, social and economic factors. For example, they have established the Natural Capital Committee and national ecosystems assessments. But we need to recognise that environmental limits are the ultimate constraint to social and economic development. Much of today’s debate has concentrated on those elements. Indeed, the noble Lord, Lord Donoughue, who is...

Growth and Infrastructure Bill (Programme) (No. 2): New Clause 5 — Purpose of planning (17 Dec 2012)

John Redwood: ...serious matter, new clause 5 states that planning should create sustainable development, and that “sustaining” means “the potential of future generations to meet their own needs by respecting environmental limits.” Does the hon. Lady think there is a limit to how many people England can accommodate, and does she think her Government exceeded that limit?

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