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Environment Food and Rural Affairs

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  • Agriculture: Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many agricultural workers in each parliamentary constituency are covered by the provisions of the Agricultural Wages Board.

  • Air Pollution

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much has been awarded to each local authority in air quality grants in each of the last two years; and by what means the...

  • Beavers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the reintroduction of beavers in the UK.

  • Bisphenol A

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Health on cross-departmental discussions assessing the cancer...

  • Cod

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the likely level of cod stocks in UK territorial waters over the next decade.

  • Cormorants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what his policy is on protecting river fish stock from increased cormorant numbers; (2) whether he has made an...

  • Ducks: Animal Welfare

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps he is taking to improve the welfare of farmed ducks.

  • Fisheries

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its policies of the findings of research into fish stocks in...

  • Fishing Vessels

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs with reference to licence variations issued to the UK scalloping fleet limiting them to a prescribed number of 24 hour...

  • Fishing Vessels: Decommissioning

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether it is his policy to seek voluntary decommission of fishing vessels in the North Sea.

  • Health: EU Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the effect on (a) life expectancy and (b) premature deaths avoided of action taken...

  • Medical Equipment: Waste Disposal

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the classification for the purpose of waste disposal of colostomy and urostomy bags; whether such items...

  • Milk: Prices

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the compatibility of the recent price reduction by milk processors on the dairy industry with...

  • Miriam Maes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether (a) Ministers, (b) officials and (c) special advisers in his Department have met Miriam Maes on official business...

  • Natural Resources

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the proposals in the Gaborone Declaration on valuing natural capital.

  • Nature Conservation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the European Commission legislative proposal on invasive alien species.

  • Nitrate Vulnerable Zones

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the Royal Association of Dairy Farmers' request that due to summer rainfall and the effect on slurry...

  • Ministerial Visits: Nottinghamshire

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what ministerial visits to (a) the City of Nottingham and (b) Nottinghamshire have taken place since May 2010.

  • Child Care

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many child care places his Department provides on its estate; what the cost is of providing such places; how many such...

  • Palm Oil

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the prohibition on the first placing of unsustainable palm oil on the EU market.

  • Plants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the European Commission proposal for a new plant health law.

  • Pollution: EU Law

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the effect on (a) life expectancy and (b) premature deaths avoided of action taken...

  • Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department spent on research and development in (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10, (c) 2010-11 and (d) 2011-12; and how...

  • Seas and Oceans: Pollution

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent assessment he has made of the effects on the marine and coastal environment of plastics that have been dumped at sea.

  • Sky Lanterns

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps his Department plans to take to reduce the dangers to animals, crops and property arising from the release of sky...

  • Sustainable Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps he has taken to review the Government's policies to ensure such policies are consistent with the Government's...

  • Training

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what media or public speaking training Ministers in his Department have received since May 2010.

  • Veterinary Medicine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many of the veterinary surgeons that work for the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency were trained (a) in...

  • Veterinary Medicine

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many veterinary surgeons are employed by the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency.

  • Veterinary Medicine: Antibiotics

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what information his Department holds on levels of use of (a) fluoroquinolones and (b) 3rd and 4th generation...