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 2019- Food Banks

Thank you to those who have contacted me about food banks. I agree that this is a serious issue, with some of the country’s poorest families struggling […]

July 2019- Onshore Wind Farms

Thank you to those who have contacted me about onshore wind farms. I am pleased that clean growth has been placed at the heart of the […]

July 2019- Racehorse Safety and Welfare

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the safety and welfare of horses during races. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is the independent body responsible for […]

June 2019- Climate change and the Environment

Thank you to those who have contacted me about climate change. Concern about climate change is growing to unprecedented levels and I can assure you that I recognise […]

June 2019- Environment Bill

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

June 2019- Protect our rivers

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the Environmental Bill. In March 2019, the Government published its update on meeting the Aichi biodiversity targets. Of […]

July 2019- Alcohol Duty

Thank you for contacting me about alcohol duties. As announced at the 2018 Autumn Budget, duties on beer, cider, and spirits have again be frozen. This […]

May 2019- Welfare of farm animals

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the welfare of farm animals. I understand your concerns on this matter, however I am proud that the […]

April 2019 – Wildlife Trust Meeting

Thank you to those who have contacted me about nature recovery in the UK. The decision to leave the European Union has created an historic opportunity to deliver […]

April 2019 – Animal Sentience #betterdealforanimals

Thank you to those who contacted me about animal sentience and the #Betterdealforanimals campaign. First and foremost, I believe animals are sentient beings who can feel […]