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COP26 summit should happen face to face this year rather than over Zoom, insists Environment Secretary

The Daily Mail 18 Apr 2021
Environment Secretary George Eustice insisted the Cop26 conference - due to happen in Glasgow in November - will be 'much more effective' if people physically attend. The event had been postponed from November last year due to the pandemic ... Revealed ... .
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Environment Secretary: Cop26 climate conference should take place in person

Belfast Telegraph 18 Apr 2021
Environment Secretary George Eustice said he believes the Cop26 climate conference, set to take place in Glasgow in November, would be “much more effective” if people were able to physically attend ... PA. / ... PA. / ... Mr Sharma, the Prime Minister’s climate change tsar, will travel to Japan this week to bolster support ahead of the environment conference ... .
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Sunday shows round-up: Cameron’s behaviour ‘is acceptable’, says Environment Secretary

The Spectator 18 Apr 2021
Both Andrew Marr and Sophy Ridge were joined this morning by the Environment Secretary George Eustice – and much of their conversations focused on the recent lobbying debacle sparked by the former Prime Minister’s texts to the Chancellor Rishi Sunak ... Environment Secretary George Eustice ... Environment Secretary George Eustice tells @SophyRidgeSky.
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Environment Secretary George Eustice defends ex-PM David Cameron over lobbying scandal

The Sun 18 Apr 2021
Environment Secretary George Eustice insisted Mr Cameron had not “broken any rules” ... Mr Eustice also defended Health Secretary Matt Hancock for having shares in his sister’s company ...
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Madras HC clears former TN chief secretary’s appointment as NGT expert

Hindustan Times 18 Apr 2021
Vaidyanathan’s counsel cited her tenures as the environment secretary and the chairperson of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board for 2.5 years and also her stint as the health secretary for 2.5 years, when she was responsible for management of bio medical waste to argue she met the required criteria.
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Minister says David Cameron and Matt Hancock ‘did nothing wrong’

Metro UK 18 Apr 2021
Environment secretary George Eustice said former prime minister David Cameron ‘meticulously observed the rules’ and had done no wrong when lobbying for failing finance firm Greensill Capital ... The environment secretary said the Tory grandees had followed the rules (Picture ... The environment secretary added.
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Scientists urged to speed up Indian variant analysis amid travel ban calls

Belfast Telegraph 18 Apr 2021
Environment Secretary George Eustice defended the Government’s decision not to further restrict travel to the country, but said the situation is being kept “under regular review” ... Secretary ... Probed on the matter on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, the Environment Secretary said.
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Minister ‘okay’ with India staying off red list despite ‘double mutant’ variant

Metro UK 18 Apr 2021
Probed on the matter on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, the Environment Secretary said ... Responding to concerns that the discovery of the Indian variant in the UK may lead to the delay of the Government’s lockdown easing, the Environment Secretary admitted that it is ‘too early to say’ whether all hospitality businesses can open on May 17.
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David Cameron’s Greensill Lobbying Was ‘Acceptable’, Minister Claims

Huffington Post 18 Apr 2021
Environment secretary George Eustice, Cameron’s former press secretary, said the ex-PM cannot be “begrudged” for taking on a role lobbying for the now-collapsed finance firm Greensill after leaving office ... Environment Secretary George Eustice ... The environment secretary told Ridge.
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36 mines to start operations soon

Manila Bulletin 18 Apr 2021
The issuance came two days after Business Bulletin reported that Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu and Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III signed and forwarded a memorandum to the Office of the President (OP), which contains concerns and appeals made by the mining sector to the government.
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David Cameron did nothing wrong, claims George Eustice

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Apr 2021
Speaking ahead of a government inquiry into Cameron’s conduct George Eustice, the environment secretary, said that he followed the rules “meticulously”.Sponsored.
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David Cameron stuck to the rules, says minister: Former PM's one-time press secretary defends his ...

The Daily Mail 18 Apr 2021
Mr Eustice, now the Environment Secretary, also insisted that the UK had ‘quite robust’ rules governing ministers’ behaviour but signalled that some ‘tweaks’ could be made in response to the swirling scandal over lobbying and business interests ... Mr Eustice, now the Environment ...
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UK defends ex-PM Cameron as scale of lobbying scandal grows further

Hindustan Times 18 Apr 2021
Environment Secretary George Eustice said Sunday the government will wait for findings on the Greensill saga before committing to changing lobbying rules ... Environment Secretary George Eustice said Sunday the government will wait for findings on the Greensill saga before committing to changing lobbying rules.
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