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Philip Dunne is MP for Ludlow and a member of the Conservative party.

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📗We have published the Government’s response to our Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanisms report – ‘Greening imports: a UK carbon border approach’. For more information and to read the Government’s response, click below 👇 #CBAM
https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/62/environmental-audit-committee/news/171544/ministers-to-consult-on-implementing-cbam-following-eac-recommendation/

Great to meet Philip Dunne MP @Dunne4Ludlow today at the 50th birthday of Shropshire Association for Supported Housing . SASH - Like so many small specialist #housing associations provide home, security and support to residents with mental health challenges @natfednews

On Monday @CommonsEAC and @HLEnviroClimate question @DefraGovUK Ministers on the Government’s approach to #COP15, the upcoming #biodiversity conference:

At 3.30pm:
• Rt Hon George Eustice MP
• @ZacGoldsmith

🔍Find more info by clicking below 👇
https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/62/environmental-audit-committee/news/171515/eac-leccc-cop15-sos-evidence/

Today we launch an inquiry examining geothermal technologies, part of our Technological Innovations and Climate Change inquiry series.

🔍For more information visit https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/62/environmental-audit-committee/news/171478/eac-geothermal-technologies-inquiry-launched/

✍ Please send your written submissions by 5pm on Thursday 21st July.

#Geothermal

Delays to the NHS Transformation Programme in Shropshire are holding back hospital services. Patients in South Shropshire should not have to wait even longer. The PM agrees we need not only to level up, but speed up, decision making process.

It was great to visit @TidewayLondon with CEN MPs @Dunne4Ludlow and @JamesDavies this morning to see a section of London's new 25km super sewer and to learn about how the project came to fruition 🌊

Following recent Westminster debates on sewage overflows and water quality, today we welcomed @Dunne4Ludlow and @JamesDavies together with members of the @CEN_HQ on a visit to the #SuperSewer site at Blackfriars.

I've been pleased to work with Members on all sides of the House who share my passion for rivers, & I paid tribute many opposition MPs today. But I won’t let that consensus be undermined for short term political campaigning, & will call it out when I see it.

Very pleased to open today’s Backbench Business debate on the Strategic Policy Statement for Ofwat. We have a real opportunity to rebalance water companies’ priorities towards the environment, tackling sewage pollution in our rivers and waterways:
https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/df1dd5e2-a322-4863-a772-fc0e761b31df?in=14:42:05

Terrific effort by Ackleton Community Group who encouraged almost every house in the village to dress up magnificently to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee

Hoping everyone in South Shropshire enjoys the extended Bank Holiday weekend to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Look forward to joining lots of local Jubilee events over the weekend!

How can the UK reduce emissions from the built environment?

📗Read our 'Building to net zero: costing carbon in construction' report, published last week: https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/62/environmental-audit-committee/news/171103/emissions-must-be-reduced-in-the-construction-of-buildings-if-the-UK-is-to-meet-net-zero-mps-warn | #NetZero #EACBuiltEnvironment

Yesterday we opened an inquiry examining the role of financial institutions, including UK signatories to the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, in winding down financing of fossil fuel extraction & promoting the transition to green energy.

Info: https://bit.ly/3wVuOrk🔍

[1/7] We have published a letter as part of our Technological innovations and climate change: green steel inquiry to @KwasiKwarteng, @beisgovuk Secretary of State.

🔍For more information and to read the letter in full, visit https://bit.ly/3PMPUAC
#GreenSteel

Today we launch an inquiry into the financial sector and the UK’s net zero transition.

🔍For more information visit https://bit.ly/3wVuOrk

✍ Please send your written submissions by 5pm Thursday 30 June.

Good interview with our Chair @Dunne4Ludlow in @ArchitectsJrnal on how to build in a climate crisis, as today we publish our report on sustainability of the built environment 👇🏼 #EACBuiltEnvironment https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/eac-chair-philip-dunne-government-must-act-to-get-to-net-zero-britain

How can the UK reduce emissions from the built environment?

📗Read our report, published today: https://committees.parliament.uk/committee/62/environmental-audit-committee/news/171103/emissions-must-be-reduced-in-the-construction-of-buildings-if-the-UK-is-to-meet-net-zero-mps-warn | #NetZero #EACBuiltEnvironment

"Ministers have clearly woken up to the scale of the challenge. The government's response to our recommendations shows a willingness to address public concern."

📖Read Chair @Dunne4Ludlow's op-ed in @BusinessGreen on the response to our Water Quality in Rivers report #EACrivers https://twitter.com/BusinessGreen/status/1528877606971625473

BusinessGreen @BusinessGreen

The drive to clean up England's polluted waterways has finally stepped up a gear https://zpr.io/Nkrjmrrtn45d

We will be holding an evidence session of the ‘Committee on COP’ tomorrow from 3pm, hearing from @AlokSharma_RDG, @COP26 President, & COP26 officials. The focus will be on issues such as progress on #COP26 agreements, & preparations for #COP27.

More Info: https://bit.ly/3tetIpF

Met Exchequer Secretary @HelenWhately in @HMTreasury yesterday with constituent Michael Saunders, CEO of @bibendumwine, to encourage simplified system for Alcohol Duty proposals

Really disappointed Barclays have chosen to abandon South Shropshire customers and will be closing Ludlow and Bridgnorth branches in August. I shall be demanding a meeting with management to seek a rethink.

Today, the Government has reached and exceeded its goal, set in 2017, to see an additional one million more disabled people in work by 2027

New data released today shows that 1.3m more disabled people are in employment, compared to five years ago

http://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-hits-goal-to-see-a-million-more-disabled-people-in-work

Spoke up for wine and beer sellers in @HouseofCommons to ask Exchequer Secretary @Helen_Whately to ensure changes to Alcohol Duty help simplify duty system rather than make more complex and costly to administer.

Latest ONS figures today show unemployment down again locally. With real concerns about the cost of living, very pleased businesses in South Shropshire are continuing to create jobs and give more people the security of a regular paypacket.

Pleased to welcome Sarah Atherton MP and @joeljamesSWC to Ludlow Castle on Friday for the @SIBA01 Wales and West Regional Beer Awards at the start of Ludlow's Spring Festival. Some great beers and other drinks on tap, especially those from Shropshire

Good news - after decades of inaction Government has increased its ambition on water quality. Demonstrating a welcome shift in attitude, Ministers agreed with the majority of the recommendations in our report, Water quality in rivers.

👉🏿 Find out more: https://bit.ly/3Neowtm

In good news for Stottesdon, St Mary's Church is to receive a #NationalLottery grant of £271,500 for a transformational restoration project and a programme of community and volunteering events. Read more here:
https://www.philipdunne.com/news/dunne-welcomes-restoration-project-and-heritage-programme-stottesdon-church @HeritageFundUK @HeritageFundM_E

It's been six months since the Environment Act passed into law🌳🌱

CEN MP @Dunne4Ludlow wrote a piece for @ConHome about this landmark piece of legislation and the need to follow it up with effective implementation.

📖 Read ⏩ https://bit.ly/3FsAsF7

Pleased govt have acted to help farmers manage their cashflow by moving Direct Payments to two instalments a year for the rest of the agricultural transition period. Will help particularly with the immediate impact of prices for fuel, feed and fertiliser.

Today we publish our report: River water quality and storm overflows: A systems approach to maximising improvement. You can find the summary and full reports here: https://www.ciwem.org/policy-reports/storm-overflows

We have published a letter from @GregHands, @beisgovuk relating to our inquiry into negative emissions technologies.

🔍For more information and to read the letter, visit https://bit.ly/3KpRDb2

💦“It will come very, very soon”: during @DefraGovUK questions this morning, our Chair @Dunne4Ludlow asked Minister @pow_rebecca about when the Government response to our Water Quality in Rivers report will be sent to the Committee.

📺 Watch from 10:09: https://bit.ly/3MxD5b2👈

Just before Parliament prorogues today, I called on DEFRA Ministers to publish today the long-awaited HMG response to the @CommonsEAC report on Water Quality in Rivers (https://tinyurl.com/4tvye399) published 105 days ago. Have also written to No10 where apparently it sits...

Great @ukonward event yesterday with CEN MP @Dunne4Ludlow & CEN Cllr @marisaheath06 discussing the role of behavioural change in local and national government policy - ample room to think creatively & strategically to drive real results 🧠✨

TODAY: Levelling up and net zero are the government’s twin flagship agendas. But how do they align?

📺 Watch live at 12pm today when @tom_sasse will discuss with Stephen Beechey @WatesGroup, @rozbulleid @Dunne4Ludlow @jgoldsworthy https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/events/levelling-up-and-net-zero

@CommonsEFRA @Ofwat Thank you for inviting our Chair @Dunne4Ludlow to participate in the pre-appointment hearing. As our Water Quality inquiry found, water company practices have a substantial effect on the water in England's rivers: Ofwat has a key role to play in regulating the industry.

We're content with Iain Coucher appointment as the new @Ofwat Chair after our hearing on Wednesday

We did have observations including that he should set out a detailed plan for how @Ofwat will drive improved performance by water companies

Read our report
https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/21932/documents/163098/default/

With @OffiicalWMAS chief Anthony Marsh and Ludlow Town Cllr Darren Childs being taken through ambulance response data for Shropshire

Come along up to midday today to Market Square in Ludlow to meet @OfficialWMAS with CEO Anthony Marsh and team recruiting Community First Responders and Student Paramedics for South Shropshire to support ambulance service

This #EarthDay I’m pushing for further action to #InvestInOurPlanet, to sustain the UK’s place as the global leader in green finance and seize the opportunities of net zero.

.@I_W_M are looking to update their records for estimated 110k memorials across UK, with photos from the public. As 1 of 2 @CWGC Commissioners I am pleased to support, & encourage constituents to do the same as we approach War Graves Week in a month’s time http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials

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