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.

February 2019 – Fracking

Thank you to those who have contacted me about fracking. I hope to be able to offer reassurances over your concerns about any health impacts of fracking. The […]

February 2019 – Agriculture Bill

Thank you for contacting me about the UK’s future agricultural policy. Many amendments to the Agriculture Bill have been tabled. The Government are currently reflecting on […]

February 2019 – Racehorse 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 […]

February 2019 – Trophy hunting (EDM 1829)

Thank you to those who have contacted me about trophy hunting imports. I understand the concerns, and agree that it is important we protect endangered animals across the […]

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 […]