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Monday 26 March: Floating pennywort, plastic bottle deposit return schemes and an updated welfare code for meat chickens

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Lord Gardiner clearing pennywort

Lord Gardiner removes floating pennywort for Invasive Species Week The Biosecurity Minister Lord Gardiner visited Little Britain lake near Hillingdon today (26 March) as part of Invasive Species Week. There has been coverage in the Daily Telegraph, The Sun, the …

Thursday 22 March: House of Lords report on Rural Communities, Natural England and the launch of Network Rail's new drinking water fountain

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Photo of a sign saying Department of Food and Rural affairs

On the blog today we discuss scrutiny of the Natural Environment and Rural Communities act, Natural England and the launch of Network Rail's new free drinking water fountain at Charing Cross Station.

Wednesday 14 March: The Chancellor on plastics and new stats on greyhound injuries

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A greyhound in a green field.

Spring Statement: Single-use plastics and red diesel There is widespread coverage today including in The Times, BBC online, and The Guardian of the Treasury’s call for evidence on using taxes to address single-use plastic waste - announced in yesterday's Spring …