Environment Bill 2019-21


make provision about targets, plans and policies for improving the natural environment; for statements and reports about environmental protection; for the Office for Environmental Protection; about waste and resource efficiency; about air quality; for the recall of products that fail to meet environmental standards; about water; about nature and biodiversity; for conservation covenants; about the regulation of chemicals; and for connected purposes.

Government Bill

Official Bill Page Initial Explanatory Notes Initial Briefing papers All Bill Debates Debates Contributors

Next Event: 26 Jan 2021 - Report stage: House of Commons

Last Event: 26 Nov 2020 - Committee Debate: 22nd sitting: House of Commons 26 November, 2020 (1) (2)

Bill Progession through Parliament

Commons - 60%

Timeline of Bill Documents and Stages

26/01/2021
Report stage: House of Commons
18/01/2021
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 15 January 2021 (PDF)
15/01/2021
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 14 January 2021 (PDF)
14/01/2021
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 January 2021 (PDF)
12/01/2021
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 11 January 2021 (PDF)
11/01/2021
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 8 January 2021 (PDF)
07/01/2021
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 6 January 2021 (PDF)
31/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 30 December 2020 (PDF)
18/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 17 December 2020 (PDF)
16/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 15 December 2020 (PDF)
15/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 14 December 2020 (PDF)
11/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 10 December 2020 (PDF)
10/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 9 December 2020 (PDF)
09/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 8 December 2020 (PDF)
09/12/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (PDF)
08/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 7 December 2020 (PDF)
07/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 4 December 2020 (PDF)
04/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 3 December 2020 (PDF)
01/12/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 30 November 2020 (PDF)
30/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 27 November 2020 (PDF)
27/11/2020
Bills
Bill 220 2019-21 (as amended in Committee) (PDF)
27/11/2020
Bills
Bill 220 2019-21 (large print ) (PDF)
27/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: UKELA (UK Environmental Law Association) (further submission) (New Clause 24 & amendment 30) (EB84) (PDF)
27/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Letter from Rebecca Pow to Daniel Zeichner re: Species Conservation Strategies, Protected Site Strategies and Wildlife Conservation: Licences (NC25-27) (EB85) (PDF)
27/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 26 November 2020 (PDF)
26/11/2020
Committee Debate: compilation pdf of all sittings: House of Commons
26/11/2020
Committee Debate: 22nd sitting: House of Commons
26/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 26 November 2020 (PDF)
25/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 24 November 2020 (PDF)
25/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments - 26 November 2020 (PDF)
24/11/2020
Committee Debate: 21st sitting: House of Commons
24/11/2020
Committee Debate: 20th sitting: House of Commons
24/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 24 November 2020 (PDF)
23/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments - 24 November 2020 (PDF)
20/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Letter from Rebecca Pow to Dr Alan Whitehead re: Resource efficiency requirements (Schedule 7) (EB82) (PDF)
20/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Letter from Rebecca Pow to Daniel Zeichner re: new burdens on local authorities (Clause 54) (EB83) (PDF)
20/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 19 November 2020 (PDF)
19/11/2020
Committee Debate: 19th sitting: House of Commons
19/11/2020
Committee Debate: 18th sitting: House of Commons
19/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 November 2020 (PDF)
18/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) (Due diligence on forest risk commodities for NS1) (EB78) (PDF)
18/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Energy UK and RenewableUK (Schedule 14 amendments 75 and 168) (EB79) (PDF)
18/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: British Glass (EB80)
18/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Letter from Rebecca Pow to Dr Alan Whitehead re: OFGEM (EB81) (PDF)
18/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 17 November 2020 (PDF)
18/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments - 19 November 2020 (PDF)
17/11/2020
Committee Debate: 17th sitting: House of Commons
17/11/2020
Committee Debate: 16th sitting: House of Commons
17/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 November 2020 (PDF)
16/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair’s Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments - 17 November 2020 (PDF)
13/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: People and Nature (EB76) (PDF)
13/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: UK Pesticides Campaign (EB77) (PDF)
13/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 12 November 2020 (PDF)
12/11/2020
Committee Debate: 15th sitting: House of Commons
12/11/2020
Committee Debate: 14th sitting: House of Commons
12/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 November 2020 (PDF)
11/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 10 November 2020 (PDF)
11/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments - 12 November 2020 (PDF)
11/11/2020
Will write letters
Letter from Baroness Bloomfield to Lord Bishop of Salisbury regarding the Infrastructure Planning (Electricity Storage Facilities) Order 2020 debate: scrutiny of the Environment Bill, and the development of low carbon micro-generation (PDF, 152KB)
10/11/2020
Committee Debate: 13th sitting: House of Commons
10/11/2020
Committee Debate: 12th sitting: House of Commons
10/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 November 2020 (PDF)
10/11/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (PDF)
09/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
09/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chair's Provisonal Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
06/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Royal Society of Chemistry (briefing on the Environment Bill's provisions relating to plastic and electronic waste) (EB74) (PDF)
06/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Royal Society of Chemistry (briefing on the Environment Bill's provisions relating to REACH legislation) (EB75) (PDF)
06/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 5 November 2020 (PDF)
05/11/2020
Committee Debate: 11th sitting: House of Commons
05/11/2020
Committee Debate: 10th sitting: House of Commons
05/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 November 2020 (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: The Law Society of Scotland (EB29) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA), and the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) (EB30)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Aldersgate Group (EB31) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Forest Peoples Programme (EB32)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: United Kingdom Without Incineration Network (UKWIN) (EB33) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Mineral Product Association (EB34)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Nappy Alliance (EB35) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Severn Trent Group (EB36)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Chemical Industries Association (EB37) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Environmental Investigation Agency (EB38)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Bright Blue (EB39) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: ReNew ELP (EB40) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: News Media Association (EB41)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Yorkshire Humber & North Lincolnshire Regional Access Forum (EB42) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: British Soft Drinks Association (EB43) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Policy Connect (EB44)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Food and Drink Federation (supplementary) (EB45) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Scottish Land & Estates (EB46) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Association of Convenience Stores (EB47) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) (EB48)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Pesticide Action Network UK (EB49)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Veolia (EB50)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Environment & Threats Strategic Research Group & Centre for Ecology, Environment and Sustainability, Bournemouth University (EB51)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Alupro (EB52) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: InSinkErator (EB53) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Mayor of London (EB54) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: UKELA (UK Environmental Law Association (EB55) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Professor Eloise Scotford, Centre for Law and Environment, Faculty of Laws, UCL (EB56)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Woodland Trust (EB57)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Sustrans (EB58) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Paper Cup Alliance (EB59) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: NO2PLASTICS (EB60)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Professor Elizabeth Fisher, Professor of Environmental Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford (EB61)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association (NIFDA) (EB62) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: National Biodiversity Network Trust (EB63)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Foodservice Equipment Association (EB64) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: AMDEA - The Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (EB65) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE UK) (EB66) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Western Riverside Waste Authority (EB67) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Ancient Tree Forum (ATF) (EB68)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Camfaud Concrete Pumps Ltd (EB69)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Waitrose & Partners (EB70) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Lead Ammunition Group (EB71) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Inland Waterways Association (EB72) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Woodland Trust (further submission) (EB73) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Inland Waterways Association: Appendix A - Vision for Sustainable Propulsion on the Inland Waterways (EB72a) (PDF)
04/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 3 November 2020 (PDF)
04/11/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 4 November 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage (PDF)
04/11/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Chairs’ provisional selection and grouping of amendments in Committee - 5 November 2020 (PDF)
03/11/2020
Committee Debate: 9th sitting: House of Commons
03/11/2020
Committee Debate: 8th sitting: House of Commons
03/11/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 3 November 2020 (PDF)
02/11/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 30 October 2020 (PDF)
26/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 23 October 2020 (PDF)
22/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 21 October 2020 (PDF)
21/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 20 October 2020 (PDF)
21/10/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Supplementary Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - 20 October 2020 (PDF)
16/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 15 October 2020 (PDF)
13/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 12 October 2020 (PDF)
06/10/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 5 October 2020 (PDF)
28/09/2020
Programme motion: House of Commons
23/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 22 September 2020 (PDF)
17/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 16 September 2020 (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: WWF UK (EB13)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Countryside Alliance (EB14)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Wrtitten evidence: City of London Corporation (EB15) (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Peter Silverman MA MSc, Clean Highways (EB16)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Greener UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link (supplementary submission) (EB17)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: British Lung Foundation (EB18)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: ClientEarth (EB19) (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: London Councils (EB20)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Cllr Andrew Western, Leader of Trafford Council and Greater Manchester Green City Region Lead (EB21) (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: British Heart Foundation (EB22) (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Global Witness (EB23)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Global Canopy (EB24) (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Broadway Initiative (EB25) (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: The Ramblers (EB26)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Cruelty Free International (EB27) (PDF)
08/09/2020
Written evidence
Written evidence: Northern Ireland Environment Link (EB28)
01/09/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 28 August 2020 (PDF)
23/07/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 22 July 2020 (PDF)
10/07/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 9 July 2020 (PDF)
22/06/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 19 June 2020 (PDF)
03/06/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 2 June 2020
23/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 20 March 2020
20/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 19 March 2020
20/03/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 19 March 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
20/03/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 19 March 2020
19/03/2020
Committee Debate: 7th sitting: House of Commons
19/03/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 19 March 2020
18/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 17 March 2020
18/03/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 17 March 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
18/03/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 17 March 2020
18/03/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
17/03/2020
Committee Debate: 6th sitting: House of Commons
17/03/2020
Committee Debate: 5th sitting: House of Commons
17/03/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 17 March 2020
16/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 13 March 2020
16/03/2020
Selection of amendments: Commons
Provisional Grouping and Selection of Amendments (PDF)
13/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 12 March 2020
13/03/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
All proceedings up to 12 March 2020 at Public Bill Committee Stage
13/03/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 March 2020
12/03/2020
Committee Debate: 4th sitting: House of Commons
12/03/2020
Committee Debate: 3rd sitting: House of Commons
12/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Greener UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link (EB10)
12/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) (EB11)
12/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: CHEM Trust (EB12)
12/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Greener UK and Wildlife and Countryside Link (EB10)
12/03/2020
Impact Assessments
Annexes to the Impact Assessment from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (PDF)
12/03/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 March 2020
12/03/2020
Impact Assessments
Impact Assessment from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (PDF)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: 49 Club (EB01)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Coca-Cola European Partners (EB02)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Coca-Cola European Partners (EB02) (PDF)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Local Government Association (EB03)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) (EB04) (PDF)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: The Royal Town Planning Institute (EB05) (PDF)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Cycling UK (EB06)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) (EB07) (PDF)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: Girlguiding (EB08)
11/03/2020
Written evidence
Written Evidence: United Kingdom Onshore Oil and Gas (UKOOG) (EB09) (PDF)
11/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 10 March 2020
11/03/2020
Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 10 March 2020
10/03/2020
Committee Debate: 2nd sitting: House of Commons
10/03/2020
Committee Debate: 1st sitting: House of Commons
10/03/2020
Amendment papers
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 10 March 2020
09/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 6 March 2020
09/03/2020
Press notices
Schedule of meetings (PDF)
06/03/2020
Tracked changes versions of Bills: Commons
Tracked changes version showing Bill 9 of Session 2019-20 compared to Bill 3 of Session 2019. Please note that this is an unofficial version for illustrative purposes only and may not be completely accurate. (PDF)
06/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 5 March 2020
05/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 4 March 2020
04/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 3 March 2020
03/03/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 2 March 2020
02/03/2020
Press notices
Have your say on the Environment Bill
02/03/2020
Press notices
Have your say on the Environment Bill
28/02/2020
Amendment papers
Notices of Amendments as at 27 February 2020
26/02/2020
2nd reading: House of Commons
26/02/2020
Ways and Means resolution: House of Commons
26/02/2020
Money resolution: House of Commons
18/02/2020
Briefing papers
Briefing paper on Second Reading
06/02/2020
Delegated Powers Memoranda
Delegated Powers Memorandum from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (PDF)
30/01/2020
1st reading: House of Commons
30/01/2020
Bills
Bill 009 2019-21 (as introduced) (PDF)
30/01/2020
Explanatory Notes
Bill 009 2019-21 EN