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Environmental Politics

Regulatory penalties for ‘minor farming issues’ down by 40%, says prime minister

Rishi Sunak Delivers Speech To The National Farmers Union Annual Conference. Source - GettyImages, WPA Pool

NFU Conference: The prime minister has told farmers that penalties for 'minor issues' in the sector are down by 40%, as he made a series of agricultural funding and planning announcements


Packaging firm gives charity donation after failing to comply with waste regulations

A Buckinghamshire-based packaging firm has paid almost £21,000 to a local wildlife charity after failing to comply with packaging waste regulations that are designed to protect the environment

Agriculture & forestry

Natural England and the EA should be absorbed into DEFRA, says Tory lobby group

Farming (pic: cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Andrew Tryon - geograph.org.uk/p/4631380)

Natural England and the Environment Agency should be brought 'in house' within DEFRA to deliver more 'joined-up decision making' and 'greater levels of accountability' to ministers, according to a report by a Conservative lobby group

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