Biodiversity news from UK Parliament.
EAC Chair comments on WWF’s Living Planet Report
Chair Rt Hon Philip Dunne spoke of the "dire state of biodiversity around the globe" illustrated in the report.
13 October 2022
Statement: EA environmental performance report on water and sewerage companies
Environmental Audit Committee Chairman, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP, makes a statement
14 July 2022
Statement: OEP launches investigation into the regulation of combined sewer overflows
Environmental Audit Committee Chairman, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP, reacts to the announcement
28 June 2022
EAC welcomes ONS move to publish emissions statistics alongside GDP figures
The Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP, has written to the National Statistician.
28 June 2022
Plastic waste exports scrutinised by EFRA Committee MPs
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee is holding an evidence session in its inquiry into plastic waste
17 March 2022
EAC calls for progress update on assessing environmental impact of trade deals and domestic tax measures
Committee writes to the Environment Secretary
03 March 2022
Free trade agreements assess environmental impact following EAC intervention
The Committee publishes the government response to it's biodiversity report
01 February 2022
MPs ask how ‘alternative plastics’ might reduce waste
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee holds an evidence session in its inquiry into plastic waste
13 January 2022
Three private members' bills in the Lords
Members discuss hereditary peers, cigarette health warnings and addition of environment to the national curriculum. Catch up
06 December 2021
House of Lords Podcast: what comes after COP?
We discuss COP26, the environment and climate change this month with Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle and Baroness Parminter.
26 November 2021
Lords agrees improvements to Environment Bill
Members agree proposed compromises on courts' powers and reducing the impact of sewage discharges after asking the Commons to think again. Find out more
10 November 2021
Lord Speaker addresses COP26 meeting
The Lord Speaker addressed the BGIPU's Parliamentary Meeting for COP26 on Sunday 7 November. Read what he had to say.
08 November 2021
Net zero ships and jets being explored by MPs
The Environmental Audit Committee hears from experts on key issues and challenges facing the sectors as they move to decarbonisation
21 October 2021
EAC comment: Net Zero Strategy
Philip Dunne MP reacts to the Government’s Net Zero Strategy, which has been published this afternoon
19 October 2021
UK Government and businesses must take decisive steps to boost sustainable consumption critical to protect global nature
Committee publishes their report on The UK's footprint on global biodiversity
30 September 2021