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Marine Environment — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (14 Nov 2017)

Holly Lynch: ..., there is nothing particularly new about some of these issues, but there is real urgency about where we are today. This debate is timely because latest figures from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs suggest that the amount of litter in our seas has increased, and research this week indicates that carbon dioxide emissions are set to increase by 2% by the end of this...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (31 Oct 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 9 October 2017 to Question 105344, whether there is a timetable for the completion of the work to assess the carbon reduction potential of separate food waste collections in England; and whether the results of that work will be published.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste Disposal (31 Oct 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 20 October 2017 to Question 107863, if the Government will conduct a public consultation to inform its Resources and Waste Strategy in 2018.

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

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if his Department will undertake a cost-benefit analysis of the introduction of mandatory separate food waste collections in England, including the effect on (a) local government and (b) landfill tax receipts; and if he will make a statement.

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

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to encourage supermarkets to publish food waste data and audited annual breakdowns of food waste.

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Food: Waste Disposal (9 Oct 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: ...of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether the Government has considered including in its Clean Growth Plan the provision of funding for local authorities to introduce separate food waste collections.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (9 Oct 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions he has had with the (a) Environment Agency and (b) Local Government Association on enforcement of the Food Waste Hierarchy.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste Disposal (9 Oct 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment his Department has made of introducing mandatory separate food waste collections in England on carbon reduction potential.

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

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what proportion of household waste his Department expects England to recycle by 2030.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (17 Jul 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 3 July 2017 to Question 1490, on food: waste, what his policy is on the European Parliament’s proposals to (a) set a target to halve food waste across supply chains by 2030, (b) review making those targets mandatory and (c) introduce a specific food waste hierarchy.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: G7: Environment Protection (17 Jul 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations the Government made at the Environmental Ministerial Meeting of the G7 in Bologna on 11 and 12 June 2017; and what contribution he made to discussions on food waste and separate food waste collections.

The Secretary of State Was Asked: Agenda 2030 (12 Jul 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: The Minister will know of my interest in food waste, which is addressed by sustainable development goal 12.3. Does he agree that it is not enough just to have a DFID-led approach? We will not be able to help farmers in developing countries unless we also tackle the relationship with the supermarkets in this country.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (3 Jul 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what representations the Government has made on proposals from the European Parliament to set a mandatory target to halve EU food waste by 2030 and to introduce a food waste hierarchy as part of trialogue discussions between the European Commission, the European Parliament and European Council on the Circular Economy package.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Packaging: Waste Disposal (25 Apr 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the level of competition between compliance schemes for the Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations; and what consideration has she given to the effect of introducing a single compliance scheme.

Written Answers — House of Commons Commission: House of Commons: Waste (21 Apr 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what the total amount of waste generated across the Parliamentary estate was in each of the last five years; and how much of that waste was recycled as (a) paper and cardboard, (b) glass, (c) plastic bottles, (d) cans, (e) batteries and (f) food waste in each such year.

Energy Prices (16 Mar 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: ...within the city are particularly stark. In some neighbourhoods, nearly a quarter—more than 23%—of households are in fuel poverty. Those areas are within a mile of neighbourhoods in which the figure is only 5%. Local food banks increasingly have to help people who self-disconnect or who ration their energy use, as well as their food consumption, to save money. People too often...

Microbead Ban — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] (8 Mar 2017)

Sue Hayman: ...genuine concern to our constituents, so I am really delighted that we had the opportunity to have this debate and hear so many important contributions. My hon. Friend the Member for Bristol East (Kerry McCarthy) and the hon. Member for North Ayrshire and Arran (Patricia Gibson) both spoke about the 8 million tonnes of plastics that enter the oceans each year. My hon. Friend spoke about...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (23 Feb 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate her Department has made of the potential cost to the public purse of introducing mandatory food waste collections by local authorities.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste Management (11 Jan 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions she has had with the Environment Agency about (a) its responsibility to enforce the waste hierarchy and (b) cases in which that hierarchy has not been observed.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste Disposal (9 Jan 2017)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what advice she has received from the Chief Scientific Adviser to her Department on the cost and associated benefits of introducing separate food waste collections in England.


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