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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
Packaging sector and experts questioned on the introduction of deposit return schemes
The Environmental Audit Committee examines the next steps for deposit return schemes
12 March 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
Extend use of Remote Electronic Monitoring, advise Committee
The EU Environment Sub-Committee writes to George Eustice, Secretary of State for the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs about the Remote Electronic Monitoring call for evidence.
12 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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MPs to consider how the Government can enhance healthy ecosystems
Committee launches new inquiry into biodiversity and ecosystems
14 July 2020
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Lords examines secondary legislation
Border security and single-use plastics on agenda
13 July 2020
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Minister ignores political reality of post-Brexit fisheries deal
Concerns are raised in an exchange of letters between the Chair and Defra
21 May 2020
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Lords debates food supply and security
Availability of provisions during Covid-19 pandemic on agenda
15 May 2020
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Lords discusses green economy
Members debate investment to meet zero carbon targets
13 March 2020
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Environment Secretary on the record: EU access to UK waters
Environment Secretary gives evidence to Lords on future EU access to UK waters
26 February 2020
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Lords discusses net zero carbon emissions target
Members debate UK Fires report 'Absolute Zero'
07 February 2020
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Lords EU exit regulations: 30 October
Animal welfare, agriculture, fisheries and rail safety on agenda
31 October 2019