In today’s blog, we look at the Mail on Sunday’s coverage of our Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill and proposed amendments
There is media coverage in the Times and Daily Express today (2 August) on the government’s expansion of the popular Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) programme to cover every farm in England. The programme – which is a partnership between Defra, …
In today's blog we look at coverage of our announcement of up to £23m to support fishing businesses.
Today we look at media coverage of a Defra consultation to enable the fast-tracking of some supermarket delivery lorries returning to Europe so that they can restock and return, ensuring delays are not introduced into the food supply chain.
Today an interim system for registering complaints against public bodies suspected of failing to meet environmental law has gone live.
This morning there is coverage on the front page of the Yorkshire Post and BBC News of our announcement of the recommendations of an independent review of flood insurance, commissioned by the government following flooding in South Yorkshire last winter.
As part of its ‘Clean Air For All’ campaign, the Times (online) has published an interview with the Environment Secretary Michael Gove and the Health Secretary Matt Hancock. The Times mistakenly claims the Environment Secretary “rejected” the paper’s calls for …
Food security and Brexit, and the Efra Committee on the Government‘s response to the Dangerous Dogs report.
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 …
Today on the blog, the laying of legislation before Parliament to ban microbeads.