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Biodiversity news from UK Parliament.

Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
Lords debates the economic value of biodiversity
'The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review' report in the spotlight for House of Lords debate. Find out more
29 April 2021
COP 26 Climate Summit - Business Committee evidence hearing
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee will holds the latest session on COP 26
26 April 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates net zero emissions targets
Members debate case for integrated UK policy-making
22 April 2021
EAC to hear from HMT Minister Kemi Badenoch on the implementation of Professor Dasgupta’s review of the economics of biodiversity
Minister will be questioned on how the Government intends to respond to the recommendations outlined in Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta’s recent report on the economics of biodiversity
01 March 2021
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Committee examines report on the economics of biodiversity
The Environmental Audit Committee discuss Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta’s recent report
22 February 2021
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Comment: The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review
Committee Chairman comments on the publication of The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review
02 February 2021
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Fisheries Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss
13 November 2020
Natural England finances squeezed by Government making biodiversity protection challenging
Natural England has written to the Environmental Audit Committee
13 November 2020
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How effective is UK policy in protecting biodiversity?
Committee to take evidence on domestic policy and implementation aimed at protecting biodiversity
11 November 2020
Lords accepts trade standards compromise
Members discuss new free trade agreements as Agriculture Bill scrutiny concludes
10 November 2020
Committee Chairs Question Powers of Stop-Gap 'Independent' Environmental Regulator
Letter comes in response to Government delays to the establishment of the new regulator in holding the Government to account on environmental protections
23 October 2020
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Forest focus: can the Government deliver on tree-planting targets? MPs launch new inquiry
EFRA Select Committee to explore how meeting tree-planting objectives can benefit the economy, biodiversity and human wellbeing.
01 October 2020
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MPs to consider how the Government can enhance healthy ecosystems
Committee launches new inquiry into biodiversity and ecosystems
14 July 2020