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Rebecca Harris

Conservative MP for Castle Point (6 May 2010 – current)

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Labour MP for Salford and Eccles (8 May 2015 – current)

Rebecca Pow

Conservative MP for Taunton Deane (8 May 2015 – current)


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Changing and Toilet Facilities in Public Buildings - Question for Short Debate (24 Feb 2020)

Lord Blencathra: ...-hermaphrodites or female pseudo-hermaphrodites. These people have some male and female chromosomes and it is a well-recognised medical condition that deserves respect and support. Whether Miss Rebecca Long Bailey MP likes it or not, sex is biological and binary and is not a social construct. However—and this is very important—medical science quite rightly recognises the well-known...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (24 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) estimates that the mortality burden of the air pollution mixture (based on both PM2.5 and NO2) in the UK is equivalent to 28,000 to 36,000 deaths per year. Mortality burden is a statistical way of assessing the impact of diseases and pollution. The equivalent figures at a more localised level are not available. Public Health...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (24 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Our Clean Air Strategy (CAS) sets out an ambitious programme of action to reduce air pollutant emissions from a wide range of sources. The World Health Organization has recognised the CAS as an example for the rest of the world to follow. We have also put in place a £3.5 billion plan to tackle roadside nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations and are working closely with 61 English local...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (24 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The Forestry Commission routinely publishes statistics on planting rates in England as part of its Key Performance Indicators. The reporting of new planting in terms of numbers of trees, reproduced in the table below, is based on the area of grant claims approved for payment under the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE), and from 2017-18 all other recorded forms of Government...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (24 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Fly-tipping is unacceptable wherever it occurs and tackling this crime is a priority for the Government. We therefore welcome suggestions and initiatives being explored by enforcement agencies to tackle this unacceptable crime. The role of central Government is to enable and support local action: providing a clear legal framework of rights, responsibilities and powers, setting national...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (24 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The Environment Agency (EA) does not hold records that show cost to the public purse from flood damage on an annual basis. It reviews the total economic damages after significant flood events in England. The EA has published reports for the flood events of 2007, 2013/14 and 2015/16. It has also estimated the economic damages of the recent widespread flooding that took place in November...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste: Landfill (20 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The information requested is not available. It is not specifically collected from the commercial sector and cannot be routinely or reliably estimated from other available data.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution: Urban Areas (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: As a result of the 2017 NO2 Plan and 2018 supplement, 61 local authorities including Liverpool have been required to assess what action is needed to address NO2 exceedances in their area and develop local plans. The Government is committed to improving air quality in the UK and have provided £572 million to support the development and implementation of required measures by these local...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fly-tipping: Bosworth (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Fly-tipping is an unacceptable blight on local communities, wherever it occurs, and a crime that the Government is committed to tackling. In recent years we have bolstered local authorities’ powers to tackle fly-tipping. Local authorities, such as Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, have a range of powers available to tackle fly-tipping. This includes the power to take those accused of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Incinerators: Fires (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: No assessment has been made of trends in the number of fires being reported at waste incinerator sites since 2015. In England all incinerators that are regulated by the Environment Agency (such as energy from waste plants that burn municipal waste) are required to have a management system which identifies and minimises the risk of pollution due to accidents, which will include fires. All...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Waste Disposal: Environment Protection (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Defra has not made such an assessment. Residual waste should be treated in accordance with the waste hierarchy. To assist decision makers, the department published information on the mechanical biological treatment of waste in 2013. This can be found on the GOV.UK website at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/mechanical-biological-tre atment-of-municipal-solid-waste. Information on...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Air quality is generally improving in the UK, as set out in the annual National Statistics report at the following URL: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/air-quality-statist ics. There are 171 automatic national monitoring stations producing hourly air quality measurements in the UK operated by the Environment Agency on behalf of Defra. Near real-time measurements from these sites...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Viridor (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The Environment Agency (EA) regulates the Energy Recovery Facility (Erf) in Beddington Lane, Sutton through an Environmental Permit under the Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010. The permit has strict conditions relating to acceptable levels of emissions of substances. The ErF operator (Viridor) is required to continuously and periodically monitor the emissions from the Erf stacks and...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Control: Finance (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The Government is investing £2.6 billion between 2015 and 2021 to deliver more than 1,000 flood defence projects to better protect 300,000 homes by 2021.This is on top of £1 billion to maintain flood defence assets between 2015 and 2020. This includes investing in developing technology and direct maintenance work such as managing drainage systems, inspecting assets and carrying out repairs....

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Domestic Waste: Landfill (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Consistent data at this level of detail for the treatment of material collected for recycling is only available for the last four years when a new more detailed data reporting structure was introduced. Table 1 below shows the tonnages of all local authority waste collected in England for recycling as source segregated or comingled material that is sent to landfill, incineration and recycling....

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Tobacco: Litter (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The Government has made no specific recent assessment of the UK tobacco industry’s contribution to tackling smoking-related litter. We would like to see the tobacco industry delivering on the commitment given by the Tobacco Manufacturers' Association to tackle the litter created by its products and their users, but this must be achieved without breaching the UK’s international...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Air Pollution: Health Hazards (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: Short term exposure to elevated levels of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) can impact the health of vulnerable groups. That is why we provide alerts and advice during air pollution episodes to ensure people can access the information and the health advice they need in order to minimise impacts. During episodes of elevated air pollution Defra works closely with Public Health England and a...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The guidance was updated in May 2019 and can be found on GOV.UK at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pollution-prevention-for-busines ses. The Environment Agency has restructured this guide to improve the experience of users and eliminate duplication.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: The Environment Agency (EA) has been liaising with the Local Government Association (LGA) in regards to a draft guidance document and has input to a section covering environment and drainage. This considers the discharge of effluent from hand car washes. To ensure that local councils are made aware of such considerations for this form of car washing, the EA considered that the publication of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (19 Feb 2020)

Rebecca Pow: A copy of the dated correspondence from the Environment Agency to major supermarkets will be placed in the Library of the House. Replies were not requested and have not been recorded centrally.


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