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The latest news, analysis and comment on the Environment Bill
We need to have a clear way of tracing waste to make sure that rubbish does not end up in our ocean. My amendment to the Environment Bill will do just that, writes Wera Hobhouse MP.
The sole survivor of Labour’s pre-election Efra team, Luke Pollard has four major Bills plus a climate emergency on his radar. The new shadow environment secretary talks to Georgina Bailey about fisheries, his plans for a coastal renaissance and his determination to stop Brexit standards slipping.
As the longest-serving Conservative member of the Environmental Audit Committee, I have the track record and the passion to lead, writes Matthew Offord MP
The Government’s commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is too little and too late, says Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Luke Pollard MP.
We must fight plastic pollution and take responsibility for the waste we produce, starting with a fundamental shift away from all single-use food and drink packaging, writes Neil Parish MP.
Our environment is the bedrock of our quality of life. It needs to be healthy, resilient and sustainable. The Environment Bill certainly has the scope to deliver that if sufficient resources are made available for those delivering on the front line and making sure we’re delivering on the ambition, says the Woodland Trust.
The Environment Bill, if designed properly, will also help to protect new investment made by the environmental services sector, says Jacob Hayler, Executive Director at ESA.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) to the government's response to consultations put forward as part of the Environment Bill.