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Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Right to Buy (25 Jul 2006)

Yvette Cooper: ...or urban according to definitions given by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. For further information on the DEFRA classification please see: on.asp

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Tenant Farming (12 Jul 2005)

Jim Knight: ...of aggregate income for 2004 and forecasts of incomes by farm type for 2004–05 (i.e. 2004 harvest). A copy of the publication can be found on the Defra website at The next publication of income forecasts is likely to be in the autumn, with the first estimate of aggregate income for 2005. Income forecasts for different farm types for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Pension Funds: Climate Change ( 4 Nov 2020)

Guy Opperman: this Government, the UK is the first major economy to put TCFD into statute for pension schemes - leading the way on this issue, having already legislated for net zero by 2050 and introduced ESG legislation through 2018 amendments to the Occupational Pension Schemes (Investment) Regulations. As part of the Green Finance Strategy, the Government has established a working group of...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill: Examination of Witnesses ( 7 Sep 2023)

...that it only needs to be “a consideration”, how am I to know that I will not be penalised? As a public body, I would not be in anyway incentivised. The Bill runs a coach and horses through ESG responsibilities, human rights responsibilities and due diligence responsibilities. I know the Government have consistently said that this is about public policy and ensuring that public bodies...

Agricultural Transition Plan - Statements ( 1 Feb 2023)

Lord Benyon: ...wild west”, because you see all sorts of players offering farmers and land managers enormous sums of money, some of which is greenwash. We want to focus that, so we are working effectively to get ESG money and other funds invested in our natural environment through farmers and land managers in a meaningful way. As the noble Lord said, there are also tax concerns. We are in discussions...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Rape Seed Oil (19 Dec 2005)

Jim Knight: ...oils and animal fats by United Kingdom processing plants This information including the historical data series is published on the DEFRA website and can be found at:

Public Bill Committee: Financial Services Bill: Examination of Witnesses (19 Nov 2020)

Pat McFadden: ...set out an ambitious environmental agenda for our financial services industries in his statement about 10 days ago. Do you think that the Bill is an opportunity to put regulatory weight behind the ESG agenda?

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Meat Statistics ( 5 Nov 2002)

Elliot Morley: ...provisional. (22) Total new supply = home-fed production plus imports minus exports, and is the total amount of produce available for consumption. Source: DEFRA Statistics website, www.defra,

Table: New Clause 1 — Work-based schemes: power to restrict charges or impose requirements (29 Oct 2013)

Steve Webb: ...Law Commission has consulted on this. Its interim conclusion is that fiduciaries should look at longer-term issues, and it is legitimate for them to look at environmental, social and governance—ESG—issues. The Government are therefore considering what the fiduciary duty on trustees means and how far we can deal with it through a better understanding of that work. One of the issues that...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Organic Farming (19 Oct 2004)

Ben Bradshaw: ...Assessment to Inform the Review of the Organic farming Scheme" (ADAS Consulting Limited and the University of Reading, September 2003). This report can be viewed at p

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Single Farm Payments ( 8 Nov 2006)

Barry Gardiner: ...labour and on the tenant type capital invested in the business. For a more detailed explanation of Net Farm Income please refer to the following publication:

Education and Adoption Bill: Report ( 1 Dec 2015)

Baroness Pinnock: be welcomed in these times, we should not over-egg the sums involved. The second interesting thing is that the Government intend to recoup costs from the maintained schools for the loss of the ESG at local authority level. That clearly reduces even further the amount of money the maintained sector has to invest in the learning of the children in its care. Departmental budgets have yet...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Animal Feed: Prices (26 Nov 2007)

Jonathan R Shaw: ...that markets are comfortable with. A fuller assessment can be found in our recent report "Implications of rising agricultural commodity prices" which can be found at: ief/Annex%201%20Food%20and%20farming %20brief%20-%20impact%20of%20high%20commodity %20prices.pdf Projecting future commodity prices and hence the price of feed for...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Farming Incomes (14 Oct 2003)

Ben Bradshaw: ...the medium term future. More detailed information may be found in a regular notice on the economic position of the farming industry published on the Defra website at

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing ( 9 Oct 2006)

Yvette Cooper: ...local authority information has been aggregated by the DEFRA Rural Definition and Local Authority Classification, details of which can be found on the DEFRA website: on.asp Percentage of newly built dwellings defined as affordable Percentage 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 ...

Written Answers — Treasury: Financial Institutions: Investment ( 3 Oct 2019)

John Glen: ...they allocate, manage and oversee capital on behalf of their beneficiaries and clients. Signatories will need to report on how they have considered material environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, and how directors of the companies they invest in have applied section 172 of the Companies Act, in their investment and stewardship decision-making. The revised Code will be...

Public Bill Committee: Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill: Examination of Witnesses ( 5 Sep 2023)

.... I go back to what we said before: we are there to deliver on behalf of the members. That is our fundamental requirement. Clearly, we can see a desire among the membership to do something about ESG, so there is an understanding and a need to deal with that, because it deals with the wider investment and member issue. This is not the same type of political issue, and we wish to avoid, as...

Written Answers — Department for Education: Schools: Finance (27 Feb 2017)

Nick Gibb: ...-unit/schools -national-funding-formula2/. Shape and content of the central school services block Allocation route Previously funded from centrally retained DSG Previously funded from ESG Central school services block per pupil rate School admissions Servicing of schools forums Fees to independent schools for pupils without SEN Education welfare services Asset...

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: British International Investment: DP World (19 Apr 2022)

Amanda Milling: ...Investing includes a focus on job quality, including the rights of workers and employees, is aligned to international best practice and sets out the approach to environment, social and governance (ESG) matters. All investments - including BII's investment partnership with DP World in Africa - are subject to these standards. Africa has a sixth of the world's population, but accounts for...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Departmental Policies (Pendle) ( 6 Apr 2005)

Alun Michael: to rural communities and businesses. Defra provides comprehensive statistical information. The following web address will take you directly to the service:

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