Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers ‘The government will today (Tuesday 15 October) introduce a landmark Bill to Parliament to tackle the biggest environmental priorities of our time, signalling a historic step change in the way we protect and enhance our precious natural environment. The transformative Environment Bill will help […]

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This article appeared in New Civil Engineer (19 Sep)  The water industry should not fear a no-deal Brexit, a senior Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) figure has claimed. Following revelations of the details of Operation Yellowhammer, the codename used by the UK Treasury for cross-government civil contingency planning for the possibility of a […]

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The government has set out its funding for Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) in England, since financial year 2005/06. The document sets out the budget allocations, as well as historical expenditure on Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management. It also sets out other sources of funding used for FCERM. Expenditure on Flood and […]

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Note: many of these links are behind pay-walls. Business Green: The Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought to break away from EU environmental and social standards after Brexit, demanding Brussels rewrite previously-agreed terms committing the UK a ‘level playing field’ with Europe on trade and regulations, according to reports. During talks with Brussels last week over a […]

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