Thérèse Coffey Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment and Rural Life Opportunities Responsibilities include: natural environment, including biodiversity, the marine environment, and international wildlife trafficking rural life opportunities, covering rural childcare, education and skills, and health floods, water and waterways air quality waste management More about this role George Eustace Minister of State […]

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This is the easy bit, huge challenges ahead with implications for many sectors (continue) Andrea Leadsom has been made the SoS for the Environment. Farm payments a major priority   In line with other May appointments as a leading Brexiter, Leadsom now has responsibility for devising a payment mechanism for farmers to replace EU subsidies! In […]

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Despite a raft of warnings from many bodies Defra continues to do very little to resolve the fundamentals issues surrounding air quality. ClientEarth who have a track record in bringing cases that force change in Government policy have issued a formal warning. The EFRA committee have already signalled their concern with an inquiry. ClientEarth has […]

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