Environment APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To strengthen the influence of parliamentarians on public policy and public debate on the environment, and to assist parliamentarians by improving their access to specialist information.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Environment

1. State of the environment
08/09/2020 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: and analysis State of the environment Environment Agency data and information summarising

2. The Environment Agency NPS/WR/031926: application made to impound water
02/07/2020 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: The Environment Agency NPS/WR/031926: application made to impound water The Environment Agency

3. The Environment Agency (NPS/WR/033543): application made to impound water
11/06/2020 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: The Environment Agency (NPS/WR/033543): application made to impound water The Environment Agency

4. Environment Agency (NPS/WR/030366): application made to abstract water
12/02/2020 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Environment Agency (NPS/WR/030366): application made to abstract water The Environment Agency

5. Environment Bill 2020
30/01/2020 - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
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Found: paper Environment Bill 2020 Documents related to the 2020 Environment Bill. The Bill will

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Recent Speeches related to Environment

1. Michelham Priory
15/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: with their hands tied behind their backs by the Environment Agency, whose failure to maintain water flows - Speech Link

2. Waste Processing Facilities: Local Environment
23/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: of waste processing facilities on the local environment.It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship - Speech Link
2: talking about the Environment Agency. I have come to the conclusion that the Environment Agency needs more - Speech Link

3. Landfill Sites: Odour
25/02/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: here today.I commend the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for the incredible amount - Speech Link
2: that the issue is the threshold at which the Environment Agency can act, not only on landfill odour, but - Speech Link
3: this. Minimum standards are employed by our Environment Agency, but we need to go way beyond that. We - Speech Link

4. Environment Bill (Eighth sitting)
03/11/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: back to the interrupted consideration of the Environment Bill and give you a few little parish notices - Speech Link
2: impacts of pollution on human health and the environment.”This amendment looks to strengthen Environmental - Speech Link
3: Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment”. People will see that, in the legislation, it - Speech Link

5. Environment Bill (Twelfth sitting)
10/11/2020 - Public Bill Committees

1: definition of “natural environment” in this Part to include the historic environment. For the avoidance of - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Environment
1. Marine Environment: Environment Protection
asked by: Preet Kaur Gill
02/03/2020
... what recent steps his Department has taken to meet the Government's target of protecting 30 per cent of world oceans by 2030.

2. Environment
asked by: Jim Cunningham
12/10/2017
... when his Department plans to publish its 25 year environment plan; and if he will make a statement.

3. Environment
asked by: Layla Moran
12/09/2017
... what progress his Department made during the Parliamentary summer recess on production of the 25-year plan for the environment.

4. Environment Protection
asked by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle
04/06/2020
... what plans he has to reduce the UK’s global environmental footprint.

5. Environment Protection
asked by: Jonathan Lord
24/07/2020
... what recent progress he has made on implementing the Government's 25 Year Environment Plan.

Latest Questions
10 Current APPG Officers
Anthony Browne Portrait
Anthony Browne
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Cambridgeshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Sarah Dines Portrait
Sarah Dines
Vice Chair
Conservative - Derbyshire Dales
Joined: 24th February 2020
2 APPG Memberships
Norfolk Island , Pacific Islands
Fay Jones Portrait
Fay Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Brecon and Radnorshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Alan Whitehead Portrait
Alan Whitehead
Vice Chair
Labour - Southampton, Test
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Anthony Browne MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 8089.

Email: anthony.browne.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Chris Venables, Green Alliance, 4th floor, Victoria Charity Centre, 11 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 1RB . Tel: 020 7233 7433

Email: appg@green-alliance.org.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Environment APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Environment APPG

Former APPG Officers
Virginia Crosbie Portrait
Virginia Crosbie
Vice Chair
Conservative - Ynys Môn
Joined: 24th February 2020
Departed: 24th February 2020
Lord Benyon Portrait
Lord Benyon
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Angela Smith Portrait
Angela Smith
Vice-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Former Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
None Portrait
Lord Palmer
Vice-Chair
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ruth George Portrait
Ruth George
Vice-Chair
Labour - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Barker of Battle Portrait
Lord Barker of Battle
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Leave of Absence - 27 February 2019
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 19th June 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Nick Hurd Portrait
Nick Hurd
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Former Member for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd February 2016
No other APPG Memberships