Parliament

Ministerial merry-go-round at DEFRA and the DfT

On September 25, 2018, in DEFRA, DfT, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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Junior Ministers only serve an average of 1 year

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Litter debate in Westminster Hall – 18th July 2018

On July 23, 2018, in APTRs, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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… we need to ​address the problem of divided responsibilities and introduce clearer lines of accountability

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Commons Debate on fly-tipping – 17th April 2018

On April 24, 2018, in Fly-tipping, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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Link to the debate 

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Highways England : Our customers think we are doing a reasonable job with litter

On March 29, 2018, in Highways England, Litter fines, Local Authorities, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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I attended a meeting of the Keep Britain Tidy All Party Parliamentary Group last night. There were approximately 40 people in attendance. in addition to the Chairman Jim Fitzpatrick I was told 3 other MPS  sat in for some of the meeting. The rest were people from Local Authorities and KBT. Highways England Network The […]

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MPs call on DfT Permanent Secretary to answer Clean Highways e-mail

On November 20, 2017, in DfT, Highways England, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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3 MPs have called on Bernadette Kelly, the Permanent Secretary at the Department for Transport, to reply to e-mail about Litter on the Highways England Network

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MP: “M6 J13 and J14 constantly blighted by litter”

On September 15, 2017, in Highways England, M6 Preston, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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Jeremy Lefroy, MP for Stafford, “M6 J13 & J14 constantly blighted by lots and lots of litter”

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Conservative Manifesto 2017 – shock announcement on litter

On May 22, 2017, in Legislation, Litter fines, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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Councils (but not Highways England?) to be forced to remove roadside litter and prosecute offenders

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Government response to MPs concerns about litter

On January 30, 2017, in Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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Therese Coffey – Under-secretary of State at DEFFRA has recently responded to questions from 2 MPs Julie Elliott Labour, Sunderland Central What assessment she has made of the potential effect of a reduction in local government funding on litter and fly tipping? Read answer What steps her Department is taking to reduce litter and fly tipping? […]

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Relevant Parliamentary Committees

On September 8, 2016, in Legislation, Local Gov Committee, Parliament, Transport Committee, by PeterSilverman
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Communities and Local Government Committee Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Sub-Committee Environmental Audit Committee Transport Committee  

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July 2016 – Ministerial changes

On July 27, 2016, in DEFRA, DfT, Parliament, by PeterSilverman
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  Department for Transport Secretary of State for Transport – Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP** Minister of State – Rt Hon John Hayes MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Paul Maynard MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Andrew Jones MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon Department for Communities […]

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