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Environment Food and Rural Affairs

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  • Agricultural Products

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she is taking to encourage UK businesses to buy agricultural products produced in the UK.

  • Agriculture: Apprentices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent discussions she has had on increasing the number of apprenticeships in the agricultural sector.

  • Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency: South-west England

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she is taking to address the concerns raised by the National Farmers Union on the effectiveness of the operation...

  • Animal Welfare: Slaughterhouses

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the answer of 3 October 2011, Official Report, column 1404W, on slaughterhouses: CCTV, what specific steps she...

  • Dairy Farming: Animal Welfare

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether she has received interim findings of the research which her Department commissioned the Scottish Agricultural College...

  • Departmental Audit

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many internal audits have taken place (a) in her Department and (b) in the non-departmental bodies for which her...

  • Risk Assessment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what risk registers are held by the public bodies for which her Department is responsible; and if she will make a statement.

  • Dog Wardens

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many dog wardens were employed in each of the last five years.

  • Fisheries: Accidents

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what information her Department holds on the number of serious accidents and fatalities reported in the commercial fishing...

  • Flood Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when she expects the Pitt review working group to report on the potential of natural flood management.

  • Food: Waste

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps she is taking to reduce levels of household food waste.

  • Mining

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many mines were in use in England in 2010; and what minerals were quarried from each such mine.

  • Sustainable Development Commission: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether the decision to withdraw funding to the Sustainable Development Commission was reported to the European Commission...

  • Sustainable Development: EU Action

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what progress she has made in implementing the EU Sustainable Development Strategy.

  • Timber: EU Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether she has established a timetable for the passage of her proposed legislation to implement the provisions of the EU...

  • Trees: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment she has made of evidence that trees damaged by grey squirrels are particularly prone to infection by...