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 the High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) project. Show debate 15 Jul 2019
  • The majority of MPs voted to exclude wind and water turbines from a special reduced rate of VAT applying to the supply and installation of energy-saving materials in residential accommodation. Show debate 25 Jun 2019
  • 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

Parliamentary business about the environment