Mims Davies Written Questions

2 Questions to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs tabled by Mims Davies


Date Title Questioner
12 Sep 2017, 12:59 p.m. Ivory: Sales Mims Davies

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to stop the domestic ivory market.

Answer (Dr Thérèse Coffey)

I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Bridgend, Madeleine Moon, on 26 July 2017, PQ UIN 5521.

20 Jul 2017, 5 p.m. Marine Environment: Environment Protection Mims Davies

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to protect and enhance the marine environment.

Answer (Dr Thérèse Coffey)

Our vision is for our seas to be clean, safe, healthy, biologically diverse and productive. To achieve this we are working nationally and internationally to protect the marine environment. The UK demonstrated international leadership at the recent UN Ocean Conference and OSPAR Commission meeting. Marine protected areas around the UK and the Overseas Territories further demonstrate our commitment to protecting marine biodiversity.