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Landfill remains an essential piece of Britain’s waste management infrastructure for the foreseeable future as a means of disposing of waste for which no other safe treatment option is available.
Landfill sites are an important part of our waste management process, but smells from landfill waste are having a significant impact on the quality of life of local residents, writes Aaron Bell MP.
Boris Johnson has stayed away from flood-hit parts of the country because he does not want to "distract" from recovery efforts, Downing Street has said.
Part-time work for veterinary students is on the rise as almost half (46%) say that they have less money than they need to live on, according to new data from the latest British Veterinary Association (BVA) / Association of Veterinary Students (AVS) Survey 2019.
Officers and senior staff of the leading veterinary and nursing bodies have published an open letter to colleagues decrying the use of “derogatory and offensive language” used in online vet forums.
Jeremy Corbyn has accused Boris Johnson of showing his "true colours" by failing to visit areas affected by the floods.
The Government has pledged to spend £1.2billion on a new supercomputer to forecast extreme weather.
As the Government's landmark Fisheries Bill passed through the House of Commons this week, Dods Monitoring's Tessa Corina considers the future for the Common Fisheries Policy.
With the appointment of George Eustice, Defra is getting a leader with experience who has spent significant time with the department, and who should be able to hit the ground running, says ESA.
The Northern Ireland Branch of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the North of Ireland Veterinary Association (NIVA) have jointly welcomed a new President during their shared annual general meeting, held at the Dunadry Hotel in Antrim, last night (12th February).
Nicola Sturgeon has launched a furious attack on Boris Johnson after it emerged that a major climate change summit could be moved from Glasgow to London.
The latest data from the Breathe GB study shows that we need concerted action from government and industry to tackle air pollution, writes the British Safety Council.
The Climate Assembly UK will allow people to discuss how we can benefit in terms of job creation and growth from creating a low-carbon economy
Nearly half (42%) of the pet rabbits that vets see in the UK spend their life alone, despite evidence showing that they are healthier and happier when housed with a suitable companion.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has issued advice for worried dog owners following a spike in the number of acute gastroenteritis cases being reported in many parts of the country.
Climate Assembly UK gives us the opportunity to test how far the public will go in behaviour change. Without listening, we will never arrive at our green destination, say the former and newly elected chairs of the Transport Select Committee, Lilian Greenwood MP and Huw Merriman 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.
Speaking at the British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) annual London Dinner, Lord Gardiner, Minister for Rural Affairs and Biosecurity, highlighted the Government’s close working relationship with the veterinary profession in establishing the UK as the world leader in animal health and welfare.
It would be economic folly and environmentally self-defeating to import cheaper livestock products produced to lower standards, and would ultimately threaten the viability of our indigenous livestock sector, writes Lord Trees.
More than half of all Whitehall departments are failing their own targets to cut the number of flights they use, PoliticsHome can reveal.
Last Autumn, Daniella Dos Santos was appointed President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA). With a diversity focussed agenda for the year ahead, PoliticsHome recently spoke with Daniella to learn more about her plans for her Presidency.
Boris Johnson has been accused of a "failure of global vision and leadership" on climate change amid a bitter row with a sacked former adviser.
We have been a global leader in decarbonising the power sector, but with road transport accounting for around a fifth of all emissions, we must now focus on decarbonsing transport, writes Damian Hinds MP.
Daniella Dos Santos, President of the BVA, has responded to Daniel Zeichner MP.