Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fly-tipping: Government Assistance (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Recycling: Publicity (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: Defra works with local authorities and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to provide advice and promote best practice among local authorities on waste and recycling. Local councils, and householders have played a key role in increasing the UK’s recycling rate from 11% at the turn of the century to 44% in 2015/16. Greater consistency in local authority recycling –...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Curlews: Conservation (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fly-tipping: Fines (27 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: Under the Unauthorised Deposit of Waste (Fixed Penalties) Regulations 2016, proceeds from Fixed Penalty Notices for small-scale fly-tipping are kept by the local authorities who issue the Notices.

Petition - Transitional State Pension Arrangements for Women Born in the 1950S: Diesel Fumes: Islwyn (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: Labour didn’t manage it.

Upper Catchment Management (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: We have invested.

Upper Catchment Management (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: My hon. Friend tempts me. I know that his part of Yorkshire is one of the most beautiful parts of our wonderful British Isles. However, I am sure he recognises that I will have to prioritise my time in the next few weeks. If I am lucky enough to be re-elected to this House and reappointed to this role, I am sure that at some point I will be able to do that. I thought he had already grabbed...

Upper Catchment Management (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Paisley, in what will be the last debate in Westminster Hall in this Parliament. I congratulate the hon. Member for York Central (Rachael Maskell) on securing this debate on upper catchment management, and I thank those Members who have joined us today in what is a busy week individually and for Parliament. I am aware of the impact that...

Upper Catchment Management (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: As it stands today, I will not be looking at the matter again. I can assure the hon. Lady that the decision went through a rigorous process within the Department, and the decision was made by appropriately qualified officials. She will recognise that we will continue to invest in peatlands and continue to work on moor owners and stakeholders to further improve practices and conditions....

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: FairFuelUK (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: HM Treasury has responsibility for taxation and the letter has been passed on for the responsible Minister to respond.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Fossil Fuelled Power Stations: EU Law (26 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: The UK remains a member of the EU until we leave, with full rights and obligations of membership. Defra officials are currently examining the proposed Large Combustion Plant Best Available Techniques Reference Document ahead of the vote later this week.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Packaging: Waste Disposal (25 Apr 2017)
Therese Coffey: In 2015 Defra commissioned an external consultancy to undertake economic analysis and research into various aspects of the operation of the market for packaging waste recovery notes (PRN). The resulting reports will be published in due course. In response to the ongoing negotiation of the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package, and in relation to the potential impacts of EU...


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