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 2017 – Ivory Trade: UPDATE

Thank you for contacting me about the plight of the elephant and the ivory trade. Like you, I am seriously concerned about the effect of illegal […]

July 2017 – Environmental Standards and Rivers

Thank you for contacting me about environmental standards and rivers. I fully support my Ministerial colleagues’ aim to make this the first generation that leaves the […]

July 2017 – “Walking Britain” Campaign

Thank you for contacting me about walking and the future of UK agricultural policy, and the “Walking Britain” campaign. I am always keen to support efforts […]

July 2017 – Environment & the Great Repeal Bill

Thank you for contacting me about future standards in food, farming and fishing once the UK has left the EU. In order to provide legal certainty […]

April 2017 – Environmental Policies for the next Parliament

Thank you for contacting me about the environment, and potential policies for the next Parliament. I firmly believe in protecting both the UK’s vibrant ecosystem and […]

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 […]