Environment APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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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. Regulating for people, the environment and growth
25/10/2019 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: Regulating for people, the environment and growth - GOV.UK

3. Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports
24/10/2019 - Food Standards Agency (FSA)
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Found: Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) reports - GOV.UK

4. English Housing Survey methodology paper: findings from the 2014-15 surveyor variability study
09/07/2020 - Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
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Found: 1c: results and crosstabulations - external environment survey measures OVERVIEW OF RESULTSOverview

5. National flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England action plan
12/05/2021 - Environment Agency (EA)
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Found: 2 of 36 We are the Environment Agency. We protect and improve the environment. We help people and

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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. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

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 Protection
asked by: Andrea Leadsom
03/12/2020
... what steps he has taken to reschedule Green GB Week.

3. Environment Bill
asked by: Luke Pollard
27/10/2020
... how many organisations (a) his Department has asked to sign and (b) have signed non-disclosure agreements in relation to the Environment Bill.

4. Environment Bill
asked by: Baroness Jones of Whitchurch
19/10/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the regulatory gap that would occur as a result of the Environment Bill not being enacted by 1 January 2021; and what steps they plan to take to ensure there is continuity in the transfer of EU protections into UK law during any such gap.

5. Environment Protection
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
08/06/2020
... what steps she is taking to (a) support biodiversity and (b) help prevent the extinction of endangered species.

Latest Questions
18 Current APPG Officers
Anthony Browne Portrait
Anthony Browne
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - South Cambridgeshire
Joined: 24th February 2020
Baroness Young of Old Scone Portrait
Baroness Young of Old Scone
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Lord Benyon Portrait
Lord Benyon
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
1 APPG Membership
Woods and Trees
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
Earl of Caithness Portrait
Earl of Caithness
Vice Chair
Conservative - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Baroness Hayman of Ullock Portrait
Baroness Hayman of Ullock
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Sarah Dines Portrait
Sarah Dines
Vice Chair
Conservative - Derbyshire Dales
Joined: 24th February 2020
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
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
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
1 APPG Membership
Woods and Trees
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
Cheryl Gillan Portrait
Cheryl Gillan
Vice-Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Chesham and Amersham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 20th December 2017
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