Waste management news from UK Parliament.
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
Lords debates energy national policy statements
Members discuss government's draft overarching national policy statement for energy. Catch up
23 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
‘Chemical cocktail’ of sewage, slurry and plastic polluting English rivers puts public health and nature at risk
Environmental Audit Committee warns poor water quality in English rivers is a result of chronic underinvestment
13 January 2022
Lords debates the role of civil nuclear power
What is the role of civil nuclear power in meeting UK electricity needs and energy security? Catch up
10 December 2021
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
What impact could a CBAM have on energy intensive sectors?
The Environmental Audit Committee is to host its second evidence session exploring carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs).
03 December 2021
MPs hear from retail and packaging sectors on plastic waste
EFRA holds an evidence session for its plastic waste enquiry
02 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 debates COP26 outcomes
Debate on tackling the challenges of climate changes measures. Discover more
19 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
Environment Agency asked to revisit organic manure rules
Neil Parish MP has written to the Environment Agency
27 October 2021
Water company CEOs questioned on pollution failures
The Environmental Audit Committee quiz bosses from five of the largest water and sewerage companies in England
07 October 2021
EAC launches new inquiry weighing up carbon border tax measures
The Environmental Audit Committee announces a new inquiry into carbon border adjustment mechanisms (CBAMs)
24 September 2021