The environment

From melting ice caps and global warming, to the extinction of animals and the destruction of the rainforests, the environment is a topic that is often debated in parliament.

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Recent votes on the environment

  • The majority of MPs voted to reduce support for former coal power stations running wholly or in part on biomass such as wood or other plant material. Show debate 11 Jul 2018
  • The majority of MPs voted to build the second phase of the High Speed 2 rail network, a new high speed railway line between Fradley in the West Midlands and Crewe. Show debate 30 Jan 2018
  • The majority of MPs voted for a range of changes to the tax system. Show debate 31 Oct 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted for a range of changes to the tax system. Show debate 12 Sep 2017
  • The majority of MPs voted to express support for Conservative government's programme of legislation as set out in the Queen's Speech, including leaving the European Union, more high speed rail and increasing the national living wage. Show debate 29 Jun 2017

Parliamentary business about the environment