Since joining the Government in July 2014, Therese now shares that corporate responsibility. While she no longer speaks from the backbenches or tables questions, she continues to make representations to the Government on behalf of constituents and businesses, as well as on specific campaigns. She no longer signs EDMs for the same reason.

To read more about Therese's appearances in Parliament when as a backbencher, check Hansard or click here


Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Factory Farming: Ammonia and Nitrates (17 Jan 2018)
Therese Coffey: In 2015, agriculture accounted for around 81% of total UK ammonia emissions. Nitrate pollution from farming accounts for 50% of nitrate water pollution. That is why intensive pig and poultry farms are regulated under the Environmental Permitting Regulations. These farms must have an environmental permit which sets limits on their emissions and requires the use of best available techniques...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Flood Control: North Cornwall (16 Jan 2018)
Therese Coffey: The Government plans to invest approximately £476,000 for the period 2017-18, and £1.2 million for the period 2018-19 to 2020-21 on flood and coastal risk management schemes in the North Cornwall constituency. Budgets for 2021-22 and beyond have not been set.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Water: Meters (16 Jan 2018)
Therese Coffey: Water companies provide data to the Environment Agency on households that have a meter fitted, as part of the annual review of their water resources management plans. The following table sets out the proportions by water company, as of March 2017. Water Company Percentage of household metering Affinity Water 47 Anglian Water 77 Bristol Water 47 Cambridge Water 70 Essex...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Environment (16 Jan 2018)
Therese Coffey: We are working closely with the devolved administrations on EU withdrawal matters and this includes discussions on the environment.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Biodiversity (16 Jan 2018)
Therese Coffey: The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill will ensure that the whole body of existing EU environmental law continues to have effect in UK law to provide businesses, communities and stakeholders with maximum certainty as we leave the EU. We will then have the opportunity, over time, to ensure our legislative framework is outcome driven and delivers on our overall commitment of improving the...


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