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.

April 2017 – Bees & Neonicotinoids – UPDATE

Thank you for contacting me about neonicotinoid insecticides and bees.  I have written about this issue previously (most recently here), and I have recently received a […]

April 2017 – Animal Welfare Debate & Animal Cruelty Sentencing

Thank you for contacting me about animal welfare. I was unable to attend the debate in the House of Commons on 30 March owing to prior […]

April 2017 – Ancient Woodlands

Thank you for your recent email regarding the preservation of ancient woodland. I agree with you that ancient woodland is a precious habitat, and would note […]

March 2017 – Puppy & kitten breeding & sale – UPDATE

Thank you for contacting me about the breeding and sale of pets. Everyone who owns or is looking for a pet will want to know it […]

February 2017 – Microbeads

Thank you for your recent email regarding plastic microbeads. I understand and share your concerns about the impact these ingredients can have on the marine environment and […]

November 2016 – Puppy Breeding & Sale

Thank you for contacting me about the breeding and sale of puppies. Britain is a nation of animal lovers and it is vital that we maintain […]

November 2016 – Live Animal Transport (Harbours Bill)

Thank you for contacting me about live animal exports and the 1847 Ports and Harbours Act. I understand the strength of feeling about this issue and […]

October 2016 – Breeding and Sale of Kittens

Thank you for contacting me about the breeding and sale of kittens. Britain is a nation of animal lovers and it is vital that we maintain […]

October 2016 – Debate on Driven Grouse Shooting

Thank you for getting in touch regarding the upcoming debate on grouse shooting in Westminster Hall, scheduled for 31 October 2016. I have received a significant […]

August 2016 – Badger Culls and Bovine TB

Thank you for contacting me regarding badgers, bovine TB, and the upcoming debate on this subject. Bovine TB is the greatest animal health threat to the […]