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Baroness Stowell of Beeston

Conservative Peer , 12 Jan 2011 –


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Petition - Superfast Broadband for Wellpond Green and Westland Green in Hertfordshire: Animals in Peril (18 Oct 2017)

Andrew Rosindell: ...for their expertise and input on environmental policy on worldwide ecosystems. During my time as an MP, as shadow Animal Welfare Minister between 2007 and 2010, and as chairman of the zoos and aquariums all-party parliamentary group since 2010, I have been privileged to work with many wildlife, conservation and animal welfare organisations, especially the ZSL and the British and Irish...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bees: Neonicotinoids (18 Oct 2017)

Michelle Donelan: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what research his Department has recently conducted into the effects of neonicotinoids on the health of the UK bee population.

Update on EU Exit Negotiations - Statement (17 Oct 2017)

Baroness Goldie: ...be necessary. The final, rather pessimistic note from the noble Baroness was about walking away. I assure her that my right honourable friend David Davis and all his colleagues in the Department for Exiting the European Union are a busy hive of bees. There is an awful lot of buzzing going on down there. There is an awful lot of flying between the European agencies, parties and personnel....

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

Therese Coffey: ...indications that this trend may have stabilised in recent years. We will continue to take action for pollinators as set out in our Pollinator Strategy and encourage others to do the same through our Bees’ Needs campaign. The monitoring and evaluation framework for NIAs was updated in 2014 and included two voluntary indicators on population of threatened or widespread species,...

Scottish Parliament: Levenmouth Rail Link (27 Sep 2017)

Jenny Gilruth: ...being proposed for rail enhancement projects”. Levenmouth is not like other rail links. We have a well-established campaign group, cross-party support and a length of track that is just sitting there, ripe for development. We have already been through two STAG appraisals. Therefore, if there is to be a new approach—I will now shamelessly steal an idea given to me by Ross...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Pollinators: Monitoring (20 Sep 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...indications that this trend may have stabilised in recent years. We will continue to take action for pollinators as set out in our Pollinator Strategy and encourage others to do the same through our Bees’ Needs campaign. The monitoring and evaluation framework for NIAs was updated in 2014 and included two voluntary indicators on population of threatened or widespread species,...

Free Childcare Entitlement (6 Sep 2017)

Tracy Brabin: ...he will not allow a two-tier system to emerge whereby parents who cannot afford to pay the extras do not have access to the policy and those who can do? Despite the Minister claiming otherwise, Busy Bees and the Co-operative Childcare group have now publicly said the funding rates are insufficient, so what is his strategy to keep experienced and talented practitioners in the sector? The...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (24 Jul 2017)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the latest evidence that the UK bee population is decreasing; and what steps they are planning to reverse this trend.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (20 Jul 2017)

Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb: Her Majesty's Government, in the light of recent research on the effect of neonicotinoid pesticides on the UK bee population, what is their assessment of the merits of a ban on their use in the UK.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Brexit: Environmental and Animal Welfare Standards (20 Jul 2017)

Daniel Zeichner: Fine words, but our bee population requires more as the research published in the peer review journal demonstrated just a few weeks ago. Will the Secretary of State today pledge to end the use of neonicotinoids in the UK and tell us whether the precautionary principle adopted by the European Union will be transposed into UK law?

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: *No heading* (12 Jul 2017)

Baroness Kennedy of Cradley: Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the cost to farmers and growers of the reduction in the bee population in the UK.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bees: Monitoring (11 Jul 2017)

Jim Shannon: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that bee habitats are monitored and that bees can and do pollinate.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Butterflies: Conservation (4 Jul 2017)

Therese Coffey: ...sites and in the wider countryside. The Wild Pollinator and Farm Wildlife Package in the Countryside Stewardship scheme offers payments to provide habitats and nectar sources for butterflies and bees on farmland.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bees: Conservation (30 Jun 2017)

Nigel Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what measures he is taking to ensure chemicals used in agriculture are not detrimental to the bee population.

Queen’s Speech - Debate (3rd Day) (Continued) (26 Jun 2017)

Baroness Parminter: ...EU legislation deals with environmental protection—environmental regulations that have given us safe food, clean rivers and beaches, homes for our wildlife and life support for our beleaguered bees. The Government have committed—through the great repeal Bill, as alluded to in the gracious Speech—only to incorporating EU regulations into UK law wherever practicable....

Exiting the European Union: Points of Order (27 Apr 2017)

John Bercow: ...on doors, delivering leaflets or engaging in public meetings—with his continued diligent attention to his casework on behalf of constituents. That is what he must do. He is going to be a busy bee, but he will not be alone in that regard.

Animal Welfare (30 Mar 2017)

Oliver Colvile: ...them, but to find a way to control them better. That might involve putting in dummy eggs or injecting the eggs, especially at this time of year. We also need to ensure that we pay attention to our ecology by looking after bees. A number of people have been critical of my interest in this issue, but if there is a decline in this country’s animal species, we will be ruining our ecology...

School Funding (London) — [Mr David Hanson in the Chair] (29 Mar 2017)

Tania Mathias: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hanson. I will try to be brief, as I agree with most of my colleagues’ points. I, too, have had meetings with hundreds of parents and with smaller groups of parents, and I have met many headteachers. I have received many letters from children and I will highlight one of those, because thankfully the children are celebrating, rather...

Scottish Parliament: Independence Referendum (28 Mar 2017)

Murdo Fraser: ...8212;with their homespun woollens, their recycled bicycles and their vegan diets came out to vote for the Green Party because of their concerns about the environment, climate change, pollution, the birds, the bees and the beavers. They voted Green for myriad reasons, but not once did they think that they were handing a blank cheque to their group of MSPs to do the SNP’s bidding at...

Badger Culling — [Mr Gary Streeter in the Chair] (27 Mar 2017)

Richard Drax: ...’s excellent speech. Does he agree that those who oppose the cull look at the badger as a friendly, lovable animal, which in effect it is not? Factually, the badger is responsible for destroying bee hives, hedgehogs and ground-nesting birds such as skylarks, grey partridges and meadow pipits. [Interruption.] That is true. It is also responsible for the loss of wood warblers,...


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