Charities unite to tackle health inequalities

7 September 2021

The Government has welcomed new charities to the voluntary community and social enterprise (VCSE), Health and Wellbeing Alliance, to bring people’s voices and lived experiences to the centre of health policy development and work to level up the UK.

Hazardous Substances (Planning) Common Framework: Policy Paper

7 September 2021

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has issued a policy paper on the land use planning elements of the Seveso III Directive in the UK, ie where those establishments are sited and what is sited around them following the UK’s exit from EU.

PFAS “widely detected” in English watercourses

7 September 2021

The Environment Agency’s Chief Scientist’s Group has concluded a review into environmental monitoring data on poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in English rivers, estuaries and groundwater to evaluate PFAS use, sources and environmental pathways.

No end to fossil fuelled trucks without clear roadmap

7 September 2021

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has called on the Government to work with industry to develop a plan that facilitates the transition to zero emission heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), before it commits to an end-of-sale date for conventionally fuelled trucks.