Rural Related Politics - An RSN weekly review

13 September 2021

Below is an RSN review of last week's rural related politics as well as a look forward to the week ahead:


Last week in politics
(6 September - 12 September)
  • On 9th September, the Government announced that it is helping drivers across the country with an extension to the £50 million government fund to install electric vehicle charge points, providing small businesses such as B&Bs the opportunity to gain access to the Workplace Charging Scheme, supporting the UK tourism industry and improving access to rural areas.

This week in politics 
(13 September - 19 September)
  • On Monday 13th September, there will be an adjournment debate on the Levelling Up agenda in the North with Ian Lavery MP (Lab).
  • On Tuesday 14th September, there will be a House of Lords oral evidence session where the Lords Built Environment Committee will hear evidence from planning experts as part of its inquiry on meeting housing demand in the UK.
  • On Wednesday 15th September, there will be a Westminster Hall debate on Back British Farming Day and the future of domestic agriculture with Theo Clarke MP (Con). Dan Jarvis MP (Lab) will be hosting a Westminster Hall debate on the Government's Levelling up agenda. The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee will host an oral evidence session on Local Government and the path to Net Zero.
  • On Thursday 16th September, there will be a short debate in House of Lords Intergenerational impact of proposed changes to social care funding with Baroness Greengross.

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