Latest Hilary Benn Stories

2008-10-10 00:00:00

By Matt Chorley London Editor Progress in opening up the coastline to walkers will be reviewed after just a year to gauge the level of resistance to the plans.

2008-08-13 15:00:29

By AMY HUNT EVERY single one of us must work to tackle climate change, as we will all feel the effects. That is the message to Chronicle readers from Environment Secretary Hilary Benn. The Government minister paid a visit to the North East to see green work being done in the region.

2008-08-07 09:00:29

ENVIRONMENT Secretary Hilary Benn visited the region for a tour of land stewardship schemes. Organised by Natural England, the tour was an opportunity for farmers and land managers in North Yorkshire to showcase the environmental benefits of moorland management schemes.

2008-07-19 00:00:31

The decision by Brussels to ban many pesticides could spell disaster for farmers. Chris Benfield reports. It doesn't have the catchiest of titles and had it not been for a little tweaking, the EC Directive 91/414 would have happily remained buried in piles of other legislation.

2008-07-08 08:05:00

Britain’s environmental secretary has confirmed the government will not be issuing licenses to cull cattle tuberculosis (TB).

2008-07-07 18:00:21

THE Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has welcomed comments made in the House of Commons by Hilary Benn, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on global food security.

2006-02-22 13:00:24

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The world is fast running out of patience with slow negotiators of a Darfur peace deal and the government of Sudan needs to do more to fulfil its promises, a senior British minister said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.