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Environment Food and Rural Affairs

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  • Ash Dieback Disease

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what progress the Chalara Control Plan has made on (a) reducing the rate of spread and (b) developing resistance to the...

  • Biodiversity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much has been spent specifically for the benefit of biodiversity on the public forest estate in each year since 2004-05.

  • Environment Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) what amount his Department spent and on what projects under the Addressing environmental risk and emergencies programme...

  • Flood Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made in trends in breaches of flood defences over the last 15 years.

  • Flood Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department spent on (a) maintenance of flood defences and (b) new capital expenditure on flood defences in each...

  • Floods: Insurance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when he expects his negotiations on flood insurance with the insurance industry to be concluded; and if he will make a statement.

  • Noise: Pollution Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many officials in his Department are engaged in the promotion of measures to reduce noise; and if he will make a statement.

  • Noise: Pollution Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps he has taken to promote the Noise Strategy since May 2007; and if he will make a statement.

  • Phytophthora Ramorum

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment he has made of the potential effect on forests of the spread of phytophthora ramorum in the larch tree...

  • Plastic Bags

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will assess the first-year results of the plastic bag levy in Wales and come to a decision on introducing a levy on...

  • Primates: Pets

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will bring forward legislative proposals to ban the keeping of primates as pets.

  • Recycling: York

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what proportion of waste collected in City of York was recycled in each year since 2008-09; and what funding his Department...

  • Rural Areas: Broadband

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on the rollout of broadband in rural areas.

  • Sky Lanterns

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will take steps to introduce a total ban on the sale of Chinese lanterns.

  • Vending Machines

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many vending machines in his Department's premises contain snack foods that are high in calories and low in nutritional value.

  • Youth Work

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much funding his Department allocated for youth work in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2011-12 and (c) 2012-13; and if he will make a...