Category Archives: Environment

The Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill can go further


Our local MP, Caroline Lucas was the person who first proposed an Animal Welfare proposal as part of our departure from the EU. Her proposal was prevented by the Conservative Government at that time. The photo at the top shows … Continue reading

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Some appalling calls and some very good calls


It appears as if in the last few days that several people inside the Government and Parliament are seeking to move us forward but sadly the Prime Minister has made several destructive comments. The people I have spotted are focusing … Continue reading

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Rewilding with up to £800m a year from Government


On Thursday there was a presentation at the Oxford Farming Conference by George Eustice who announced that there was to be a rewilding strategy set out by his Government. This is a call that has been promised for several years … Continue reading

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MPs please attend Westminster Hall Tuesday at 4.30pm


On Tuesday afternoon Parliament will be holding a vital debate under the heading of “Wellbeing Economy approach to meeting climate goals”. The debate will take place in Westminster Hall from 4.30pm – 5.30pm. It is being organised by Caroline Lucas … Continue reading

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Fairbourne is a village under great threat


The assessment that was made 7 years ago is that Fairbourne in North Wales will not be protected beyond 2054 due to the impact of the rising sea level. The Government has already provided protection but has concluded that it … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday, Andy and COP26


Today in our Church we focused on several themes each of which was very significant. All three of these themes raised so much sadness and also pleasure. Tragically one of these was the sad death of a very good friend … Continue reading

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The relevance of COP26 ending close to 11th November


Officially the COP26 event was due to end yesterday and it took place on the 12th November, one day after Remembrance or Armistice Day which this year was 103 years since the end of World War 1. While COP26 is … Continue reading

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Let us thank these 5 MPs in Sussex for their voting


We are facing a very disturbing period in our nation from the current Government, based on what has taken place over the last three weeks and indeed over a much longer period. A number of the decisions that have occurred … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is vitally needed NOW!


As I am planning to write tomorrow in my blog and in my column in the Brighton Argus newspaper, that actions of the MPs such as those in Sussex need to be radically challenged. We currently have 16 Sussex MPs … Continue reading

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A vital question and an inadequate answer


On Wednesday there was a Prime Minister question time at lunchtime and then following from that there was a debate that focused on G20 and COP26 World Leaders Summit and during that debate Caroline Lucas asked this following question which … Continue reading

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