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Labour Environment
Official voice on the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
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Labour Press Team Nov 7
Delay of Government’s plastic tax means 700,000 more tonnes of plastic packaging will be thrown away -
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dominic dyer Nov 6
Great see Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP speak anti badger cull protest outside Westminster today before debate in Parliament ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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LabourList Nov 6
Not just environmentally reckless - it's also throwing away an opportunity to rebuild towns and create jobs. on how the government is failing to support renewable energy:
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Sue Hayman Nov 5
Brexit panic as managers at the Environment Agency were given just 24 hours to name 75 staff to be sent to DEFRA. More evidence of a government in chaos now risking the capacity to respond to flash floods and other environmental emergencies.
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The Guardian Nov 2
Labour pledges to tighten up UK hunting laws as convictions fall
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WWF Public Affairs Oct 30
Great to hear understanding the scale of the challenge we all face from nature's shocking decline and urging ambition and leadership on a domestic and international scale to tackle this. Together we must
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Sue Hayman Oct 30
‘The world's leading authority on climate change said avoiding dangerous climate change would require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented” action. What did we get yesterday? No mention of climate change, no reversal of cuts to renewable energy’
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Labour Press Team Oct 30
The Chancellor gave a budget speech that failed to mention climate change once –
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SERA - Labour's Environment Campaign Oct 29
This new map illustrates nitrogen dioxide pollution around the world and shows large swathes of the UK have some of the most polluted air on the planet NO2 has a detrimental effect on biodiversity as well as human health. We need a new Clean Air Act 😷
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Sue Hayman Oct 29
No mention from the Chancellor so far of the 12 year window we have to avoid catastrophic impact of climate change.
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Labour Press Team Oct 26
.: The Government's failures on climate change are putting our coastal communities in peril
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Labour Press Team Oct 23
. responds to news that microplastics have been found in human stools
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Sue Hayman Oct 21
Government boast that their badger cull is working has been slammed by vets and animal specialists. Labour would end the badger cull and focus attention on improving testing, vaccinations and controlling the movement of infected cattle.
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Labour Environment Oct 18
Today during DEFRA questions told MPs that ‘Fits in perfectly’ with his vision for a green Brexit. Riding roughshod over local communities to damage our environment is not a vision shares.
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Sue Hayman Oct 18
My letter to following a confirmed case of BSE on a farm in Aberdeenshire today.
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Labour Environment Oct 18
. Shadow Environment Secretary asked today what commitments would be in the budget for local parks. Shockingly has pledged his support to fracking
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Labour Environment Oct 18
Here's 's shadow minister asking the for less soundbites and more action on the environment to tackle plastic pollution in our oceans
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IFAW UK Political Oct 18
Always great to catch up with MP of - part of the team and defender of badgers!
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Adam Vaughan Oct 18
Energy minister Claire Perry last weekend on fracking: "I just don’t get why people think that’s a bad idea" Three days later admits she's not yet visited a shale gas exploration site
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Luke Pollard MP Oct 18
Here's my first question from the front bench at - warm words are not enough from this Government - when will it take meaningful action to combat plastic pollution in our oceans?
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