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.

July 2018 – UK Environmental Law Post-Brexit

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding the transfer of EU environmental law into UK law, as part of the Brexit process. The Government has […]

July 2018 – Wild Animals in Circuses

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding wild animals in circuses. I know that the Government remains committed to introducing a ban on wild animals in […]

July 2018 – EDM 1095 and Food Labelling

Thank you to those of you who took the time to let me know of your concerns surrounding the labelling of food with details of the farming […]

July 2018 – Live Animal Exports

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding live animal exports. All animals deserve to be respected and cared for at every stage of their lives. […]

July 2018 – EDM 1138 and the Central Equine Database

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding the Central Equine Database (CED) and Early Day motion 1138.   I must advise that ministers consulted on changes to reflect the new […]

July 2018 – Welfare of Game Birds

Thank you to those who contacted me regarding the welfare of pheasants and other game birds bred for shooting.   I appreciate your concerns on this issue. […]

July 2018 – Fur Free Britain Campaign

Thank you to those who contacted me about the fur trade and the ‘Fur Free Britain’ Campaign. I support the highest standards of animal welfare so […]

June 2018 – UK Agriculture and Brexit

Thank you to those who have contacted me regarding the future of UK agriculture and the potential impacts of leaving the European Union. Food and farming […]

January 2018 – Blue Belt Charter

Thank you for contacting me about marine protected areas and the #BackTheBlueBelt campaign. I am delighted that 23 new Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) have been announced, […]

December 2017 – Animal Testing and Cosmetics

Thank you for contacting me about animal testing and cosmetics. I am immensely proud that the UK was the first country in the world to ban […]