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 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
  • The majority of MPs voted to allow the Treasury to increase VAT on the installation of energy saving materials. Show debate 6 Sep 2016
  • The majority of MPs voted for no change in the maximum amount by which the UK's greenhouse gas emissions may be offset by credits relating to overseas activity when determining performance against the UK's carbon budget. Show debate 20 Jul 2016

Parliamentary business about the environment