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: Plastics: Waste Disposal (19 Oct 2018)
Therese Coffey: The Government has committed in its 25 Year Environment Plan to eliminating all avoidable plastic waste, further details of which will be set in our upcoming Resources and Waste Strategy The Government is aware of the interest in biodegradable and compostable materials. While such materials may be seen as a solution to reduce the impact of waste, they can also be more environmentally...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Nappies: Waste Disposal (19 Oct 2018)
Therese Coffey: Yes and no.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Nature Conservation: Developing Countries (19 Oct 2018)
Therese Coffey: We cannot provide this as a percentage of Overseas Development Aid (ODA) spend, as ODA spend varies in line with the 0.7% commitment. However through Defra’s Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund around £18.5million has been allocated to 61 projects in developing countries. Defra Challenge Fund projects focused on training rangers are as follows: Combatting illegal wildlife trade...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Nappies: Waste Disposal (19 Oct 2018)
Therese Coffey: Yes.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: National Parks (18 Oct 2018)
Therese Coffey: There are currently 1,264,040 hectares of land designated as national parks in England, including the Broads.[1] [1] Data provided by National Parks England.


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