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Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Thu 22 Jul 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: That will set out our ambition and priorities for the food system to support farms of all sizes and our - Link
2: What will he do to ensure that family farms remain an important and permanent feature of rural life? - Link
3: Why has the Secretary of State for food not got a grip on the lack of food security in the country, and - Link
4: system and in our food retail sector for their extraordinary efforts. - Link
5: constituents know the dangers of air pollution only too well. - Link
6: delighted to be able to tell her that the Church of England is a member of the Department for Environment - Link


Commons Chamber
Summer Adjournment - Thu 22 Jul 2021
No Department present

Mentions:
1: I really look forward to the day when I can meet the Minister from the Department for Digital, Culture - Link
2: therefore increased pollution—noise pollution and other types. - Link
3: This new prison is proposed in a rural area, served by rural, often unclassified roads—roads that - Link
4: She raised £50,000 for the Thames Valley air ambulance. - Link
5: I thank the Department for Work and Pensions and local staff for all their help and support in organising - Link
6: up for residents living in the shadow of the Beddington incinerator, who are concerned about air pollution - Link
7: So the residents have no natural light and barely any fresh air. - Link
8: of social care, a memorial for Vera Lynn, the safety of jet skis, and the upcoming Environment Bill. - Link


Westminster Hall
COP26 Conference Priorities - Thu 22 Jul 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: We need to make bold policy decisions in these areas now, and we will reap the rewards for the environment - Link
2: The climate crisis is already damaging health through extreme weather, polluted air, food and water shortages - Link
3: food in sufficient quantity for a rapidly growing global population. - Link
4: Instead, we can enhance and nurture our natural environment for the enjoyment of all and future generations - Link
5: each year, or one in five, from air pollution. - Link
6: air pollution deaths by over half. - Link
7: I have raised that with the Minister at the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs - Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Wed 14 Jul 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: farming systems; rural communities and so on. - Link
2: communities and for the environment. - Link
3: and the environment—particularly air quality, as that impacts on so many other parts of society, including - Link
4: initiatives for producing our own food, fuel and housing, and with restoring biodiversity and capturing - Link
5: cleaner air and a healthier environment for us all. - Link


Westminster Hall
Climate Change: Wales - Wed 14 Jul 2021
Wales Office

Mentions:
1: and challenges for food production in many parts of the world. - Link
2: for the natural environment and air quality in Westminster. - Link
3: The Senedd Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee’s third assessment report was - Link
4: for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, have given to the possibility of introducing mandatory SUDS - Link
5: The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy ran a call for evidence on marine energy - Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 12 Jul 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: domestic animals and food safety in restaurants and retail outlets. - Link
2: and Rural Communities Act 2006 and the Natural Resources Body for Wales (Functions) Order 2013. - Link
3: Unnecessary travel adds to climate change and pollution. - Link
4: better outcomes for the environment, communities and places. - Link
5: If we are not very careful, we will forget that the rural environment that we all know and love and seek - Link
6: protection for our natural environment and species. - Link
7: But the problem was—and I think still is—that the department, understandably, was looking for huggy, - Link
8: land use, rural communities and rural land ownership. - Link
9: improving air quality and absorbing CO2, but for the pleasure and peace they bring every day to millions - Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Wed 07 Jul 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: If their system cannot meet it, that is where we have the floods, pollution and destruction of the environment - Link
2: the environment and for all wildlife. - Link
3: I also echo his words of thanks to the Minister for the time that he and members of his department gave - Link
4: But I recall that, when chairing the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee in the other place - Link
5: and well-managed environment in terms of our air, soils, seas, countryside, woods and other habitats - Link
6: and nutritious food without further degrading our environment. - Link
7: and Rural Communities Act. - Link
8: and Rural Communities Act. - Link
9: at the moment, and he will be battling with the Treasury and the Department for Transport. - Link
10: We also know that we need to produce food, and that we probably have to produce more food. - Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 05 Jul 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: of the impact of traffic and other forms of air pollution is so poor. - Link
2: our air pollution—accepted information. - Link
3: the air pollution measures in the Bill. - Link
4: reduce air pollution, as acknowledged in the Department for Transport’s guidance for local authorities - Link
5: and thereby protect human health and the environment in rural areas, this new Clause would require the - Link
6: and contamination of the air, soil, water and overall environment in rural areas. - Link
7: disagreeable state of affairs affecting the environment in general and the quality of water in our rivers - Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Wed 30 Jun 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: areas and local authorities for the treatment and research of illnesses related to air pollution.(5) - Link
2: This is an absolutely crucial point and, I have to admit, the issue of air pollution is one of my pet - Link
3: I have no doubt that the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and its very able lawyers - Link
4: such as plants and wild animals, and non-living, such as land, air and water, elements of the environment - Link
5: In response to the comments of the noble Baroness, Lady Bennett, on air pollution, Defra makes - Link
6: Incinerating them gives rise to significant carbon emissions and local air pollution levels, an issue - Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 28 Jun 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: I also note that, at the request of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in Northern - Link
2: At the end of the day, it is the department for the environment but also agriculture and food. - Link
3: , Food and Rural Affairs Committee and the Environmental Audit Committee. - Link
4: , Food and Rural Affairs Committee and the Environmental Audit Committee. - Link
5: of State only with the consent of the Environmental Audit Committee and the Environment, Food and Rural - Link
6: Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs of the Northern Ireland Assembly. - Link
7: Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs of the Northern Ireland Assembly. - Link
8: this would effectively make it harder to prevent the chemical pollution of our water, air and the wider - Link


Lords Chamber
Tourism - Thu 24 Jun 2021
No Department present

Mentions:
1: wealth from urban to rural and seaside destinations. - Link
2: We saw a 75% fall in the number of air passengers travelling to and from the UK in 2020. - Link
3: They should consider suspending air passenger duty for a specific period. - Link
4: On 31 January, 56% of eligible jobs in food and accommodation were furloughed, compared with 16% across - Link
5: of the country’s cultural, natural and historic heritage, minimises damage to the environment and is - Link


Westminster Hall
Planning System Reforms: Wild Belt Designation - Tue 22 Jun 2021
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Mentions:
1: When nature is working, it can capture carbon, improve our air and water quality, and act as a flood - Link
2: of the solutions to climate and pollution challenges. - Link
3: , not just for our physical and mental health but for the environment. - Link
4: We know that the landmark Environment Bill legally binds us to improve air quality, soil quality and - Link
5: Nature for the United Kingdom is truly an overwhelmingly forested land mass, whereas the rural landscape - Link
6: Ministers at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have said in the main Chamber - Link
7: improved water and air quality, as my hon. - Link


General Committees
Draft Carbon Tax Budget - Mon 21 Jun 2021
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: allow for those emissions to be accounted for consistently. - Link
2: Where is the heat and buildings strategy, which was promised for spring 2020 and has been repeatedly - Link
3: Gentleman for his thoughtful words and for the depth of his commitment to the subject. - Link


Lords Chamber
Environment Bill - Mon 21 Jun 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: the environment, but we have done nothing for our food”; our food prices will be going up, and the poorest - Link
2: production and food growing, clean air and clean water supplies, our health and well-being, and our - Link
3: for water and air will address some of those issues”. - Link
4: So it is very clear that the Government need to have a target for air, soil and water. - Link
5: Because, in brief, nitrogen means huge ocean dead zones and huge amounts of air pollution—something that - Link
6: The Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 protected footpaths, bridleways and restricted - Link
7: of Health and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, or the Ministry of Housing, Communities - Link
8: outdoors in the fresh air are for both our physical and mental health and well-being. - Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Thu 17 Jun 2021
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Mentions:
1: for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, but it is important that the process arrived at by the FSA - Link
2: to those in the FSA and the Department of Health and Social Care. - Link
3: I am working with the Department for Work and Pensions to promote picking and to support the horticultural - Link
4: The Government are working on a new targets framework for air quality and a range of policies to improve - Link
5: caused by air pollution and to promote campaigning on this critically important issue. - Link
6: We will be setting targets for clean air, and we will also be looking at a population exposure target - Link
7: where we can enhance the environment of our rural land after we have listened to and collected the necessary - Link
8: the Rural Church project. - Link