4 Baroness Williams of Trafford debates involving the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Farmers: Flooding Compensation

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Tuesday 16th April 2024

(2 months, 1 week ago)

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Baroness Williams of Trafford Portrait Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con)
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My Lords, shall we hear from the Labour Front Bench and then my noble friend?

Water Companies: Licences

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Monday 24th April 2023

(1 year, 2 months ago)

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Baroness Williams of Trafford Portrait Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con)
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My Lords, it is the turn of the Conservative Benches.

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Portrait Baroness McIntosh of Pickering (Con)
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My Lords, I welcome the Government’s commitment to implement Schedule 3 to the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, but will my noble friend exercise a degree of urgency? Wales has already implemented this, making SUDS and sustainable drains mandatory in all new builds. That one measure alone will prevent sewage spilling over antiquated pipes and leading to river and sea pollution.

Growth Plan 2022

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Tuesday 25th October 2022

(1 year, 8 months ago)

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Baroness Williams of Trafford Portrait Baroness Williams of Trafford (Con)
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My Lords, if we are swift, we will have enough time for both noble Lords. We will hear from the noble Earl, Lord Leicester, and then the noble Lord, Lord Winston.

Earl of Leicester Portrait The Earl of Leicester (Con)
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My Lords, I refer to my farming interests as listed in the register. Can my noble friend outline what this Government are doing to encourage more young people into the farming industry and to improve our food production?

Environment Act 2021: Targets

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Tuesday 25th October 2022

(1 year, 8 months ago)

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My Lords, I suggest that we hear from the noble Baroness, Lady Fox.