Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

January 2019 – Fireworks

Thank you to those who have contacted me about fireworks. I appreciate your concern about the use of fireworks. While many people enjoy their use on […]

January 2019 – Bees and the National Pollinator Strategy

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the National Pollinator Strategy and measures to protect bees. Bees and other pollinators play an essential role […]

January 2019 – Puppy Smuggling

Thank you to those who have contacted me about puppies being smuggled across borders. I share your concern about this crime, and am grateful to the Dogs […]

January 2019 – Shale Gas

Thank you to those who have contacted me about shale gas. The right protections are in place to ensure that fracking can go ahead safely without risk […]

January 2019 – Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary

Thank you to those who have contacted me about establishing an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary. This campaign has my full support, and I am delighted to tell you that […]

January 2019 – Environment Bill

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the Environment Bill. As set out in the 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment, the decision […]

January 2019 – Agricultural Bill

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union on farming Food and farming is a bedrock […]

January 2019 – Religious Slaughter of Animals

Thank you to those who have contacted me about religious slaughter. I understand the depth of your feeling on this issue. As you are probably aware there […]

October 2018 – Horse Tethering

Thank you to those who have contacted me about horse tethering and the ‘#BreakTheChain’ campaign by the equestrian charity, HorseWorld. I support the highest standards of animal […]

September 2018 – UK’s future Agricultural Policy

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the possibility of using the UK’s future agricultural policy to support the development and maintenance of paths, […]