In her meeting with the Rt Hon George Eustice MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Theo Clarke MP for Stafford pressed the Secretary of State on the need to tackle sewage and plastic pollution to keep rivers and canals in Staffordshire clean.
Following her Westminster Hall debate in Parliament on tackling flooding in Staffordshire with Rebecca Pow MP, Minister in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Theo Clarke MP for Stafford welcomes the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ announcement that Staffor
Theo Clarke MP for Stafford was pleased to Co-Sponsor Philip Dunne MP’s Sewage (Inland Waters) Bill. This was a Bill to place a duty on water companies to ensure that untreated sewage is not discharged into rivers and other inland waters.
On 20th January 2021, during Prime Minister’s Questions Theo Clarke MP for Stafford, urged the Prime Minister to back her campaign to tackle flooding in Staffordshire and establish a flood control centre in Stafford that residents can call 24/7 to get help.
Theo Clarke MP hosted a roundtable to bring together the relevant agencies in Stafford responsible for tackling flooding, including the Environment Agency, Staffordshire County Council, Highways England and Severn Trent.
Theo Clarke MP for Stafford visited the Wolseley Centre with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust and to hear about their work to protect wildlife in Stafford. Ms Clarke also discussed conservation, flood alleviation and the importance of protecting the natural world.