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Written Answers — The Senior Deputy Speaker: Peers: Attendance (15 Nov 2021)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...virtual) The table below shows the number of members who voted in each division in September and October 2021. Date of Sitting Division Subject Division No. Votes Cast 06/09/2021 Environment Bill 1 388 06/09/2021 Environment Bill 2 375 06/09/2021 Environment Bill 3 340 06/09/2021 Environment Bill 4 188 08/09/2021 Environment Bill 1 384 08/09/2021...

Environment Bill: Programme (No. 6) (20 Oct 2021)

Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the following provisions shall apply to the Environment Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 26 February 2020 in the last Session of Parliament (Environment Bill: Programme), as varied in that Session by the Orders of 4 May 2020 (Environment Bill: Programme (No. 2)), 22 June 2020 (Environment Bill:...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Cultural Heritage: Environment Protection (9 Apr 2019)

Therese Coffey: Ministers and officials have regular meetings and discussions with colleagues from across Whitehall concerning the forthcoming Environment Bill. Heritage is not specifically excluded from the draft Environment Bill. The only policy areas explicitly and completely excluded from the definition of environmental law are listed in the draft Bill. Provisions of legislation on cultural heritage...

Public Bill Committee: Agriculture Bill: Examination of Witnesses (11 Feb 2020)

Graeme Willis: On where those targets are expressed, we know that the Environment Bill has been laid before Parliament. The relationship between the Agriculture Bill, the Environment Bill and all the other policy instruments is very interesting, and remains to be resolved. If you had gone in the right order, it might have been that you had the Environment Bill, then the 25-year environment...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Planning Bill: Consideration Stage (8 Mar 2011)

Edwin Poots: I thank Members for getting to this point and for their comments thus far. I welcome the fact that the Bill has reached its Consideration Stage and will move to its Further Consideration Stage on the back of today. The work that has been done thus far has been very useful. At the end of the process, we will have a Bill that is very significant in moving Northern Ireland forward through the...

Environment Bill (26 Feb 2020)

Neil Parish: ...years in the courts; these things have to be done quickly. We need practical solutions for when the Government are in breach, just as we have with air pollution plans. I am still concerned that the environmental review outlined in the Bill is just a judicial review by another name. We have a great opportunity to build on our strong commitment to the environment. We all want to leave the...

Previous Business – Commons: Select Committee (6 Mar 2019)

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pre-legislative scrutiny of the Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill. 9:30 am; The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Witnesses: Emma Howard Boyd, Chair, Environment Agency Chris Stark, Chief Executive, the Committee on Climate Change Alan Law, Deputy Chief Executive, Natural England Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment Davide Minotti, Deputy Director for the Environment Bill and...

Environment Bill: 1st Allocated Day (26 Jan 2021)

[Relevant documents: Eighteenth Report of the Environmental Audit Committee, Session 2017-19, Scrutiny of the Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill, HC 1951; and Fourteenth Report of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Session 2017-19, Pre-legislative scrutiny of the Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill, HC 1893.] Consideration of Bill, as amended in...

Agriculture Bill - Report (1st Day): Amendment 31 (15 Sep 2020)

Baroness Bakewell of Hardington Mandeville: My Lords, during the various debates on this Bill I have made the connection between it and the Environment Bill that is coming down the line. The environment improvement plans and the Government’s 25-year environment plan cannot be divorced from what is happening in the Bill that we are discussing. All speakers have supported the amendment, and have made very similar comments. The...

Environment Bill - Report (2nd Day): Amendment 15 (8 Sep 2021)

Baroness Hayman of Ullock: My Lords, I thank the noble Lord, Lord Redesdale, and the noble Baroness, Lady Jones, for tabling these important amendments. Cultural and historical landmarks and environments bring recognised value to our environment. As such, this debate has raised important concerns about their omission from the Environment Bill. As the noble Lord, Lord Redesdale, said, after our debate in Committee, the...

Environment Bill (Programme) (No. 4) (28 Sep 2020)

Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7)), That the Order of 26 February 2020 (Environment Bill: Programme), as varied by the Orders of 4 May 2020 (Environment Bill: Programme (No. 2)) and 22 June 2020 (Environment Bill: Programme (No. 3)), be further varied as follows: In paragraph (2) of the Order (conclusion of proceedings in Public Bill Committee), for...

Scottish Parliament: Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Bill (29 Jan 2003)

Ross Finnie: My understanding is that the level of support will be increased, but it might be better if I clarify that more precisely for the member. The Transport and the Environment Committee drew our attention to the need to improve funding. The clear idea was to address the problem that Maureen Macmillan describes. I will write to her separately to clarify that. There is one point that I must convey...

Fisheries Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day): Amendment 77A (9 Mar 2020)

Lord Teverson: ...of amendments. I was interested in the reply given by the noble Lord, Lord Goldsmith, to the fourth Oral Question earlier, which was about what the Government are doing to make this country an environmental leader. He went through a number of Bills which are going through at the moment, including the Agriculture Bill and the Environment Bill, before mentioning the Fisheries Bill. He is...

Orders of the Day — Environmental Protection Bill (15 Jan 1990)

Mr Bryan Gould: I beg to move, That this House declines to give a second reading to the Environmental Protection Bill because of its failure to address the urgent and major problem of global warming; its failure to establish a comprehensive system of integrated pollution control administered by a fully independent, properly staffed and resourced Environmental Protection Executive; its failure to provide...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Local Government Finance Bill: Consideration Stage (25 Jan 2011)

William Hay: Amendment No 5 is a paving amendment for amendment No 12. Amendment No 5 made: In page 9, leave out lines 40 and 41. — [The Minister of the Environment (Mr Poots).] Amendment No 6 made: In page 10, line 5, at end insert “(9A) A council shall give the Department such information for the purpose of the calculation mentioned in subsection (5), at such time and in such form as the Department...

Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Historic Environment (11 Apr 2019)

Michael Ellis: I am aware that there is strong interest in the way that the Environment Bill relates to the protection of the historic environment. I want to make sure that the heritage agenda and the close interplay between the natural environment and the historic environment are appropriately reflected in that Bill. To that end, I have spoken to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Consideration Stage (26 Feb 2008)

William Hay: We will vote now. Therefore, it is vital that there is a quorum in the House. Amendment No 11 agreed to. Amendment No 12 made: In page 5, line 37, leave out subsection (3).― [The Minister of the Environment (Mrs Foster).] Clause 6, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill. Clauses 7 to 9 ordered to stand part of the Bill. Clause 10 (Functions in relation to operator’s licence...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: Green Growth Strategy and Delivery Framework (23 Jun 2020)

Declan McAleer: I thank the Minister for his wide-ranging statement. The Minister will be well aware that his Department is leading an environment strategy that will, I believe, come to the Chamber next week for consent on a legislative consent motion for the Environment Bill. Could the Minister indicate where he envisages that green growth strategy fitting within the environment strategy and the Environment...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Wildlife: Conservation (29 May 2019)

Therese Coffey: Our published draft Environment (Principles and Governance) clauses form part of our broader Environment Bill. The draft clauses set out the environmental principles and the creation of a policy statement together with a new system of green governance for when we leave the EU. Further measures being planned for the Environment Bill will help us take action to enhance our environment,...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment Protection: EU Law (13 Jan 2021)

Rebecca Pow: The Government is committed to leaving the environment in a better state than we found it and has been clear that we will realise the benefits of leaving the EU, including implementing new ways of delivering better levels of environmental protection. The Government continuously looks for opportunities to improve the effectiveness of environmental protections and has already brought forward a...


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