Category Archives: Environment

The proposed new trees for Lower Thames Crossing


Yesterday the Institution of Engineering and Technology published this piece focused on the current proposal from the National Highways agency to Plant more than a million trees to offset the environmental impact of the proposed new road tunnel under the … Continue reading

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Thankyou to these MPs who promoted the Sussex Day


Last Thursday was Sussex Day which was recognised by many people as the 15th year of the County Day, although of course the Sussex Day started in the 13th Century. However, its modern approach was formed by Ian Steedman in … Continue reading

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3 Sussex Tory MPs call the Government to change


It is fascinating to occasionally observe activities by local MPs taking part in campaigns or events that sadly many others seem to totally ignore. It would be fantastic if more of our MPs would be willing to respond to the … Continue reading

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Last week was a strange opening of the Parliament


It was very sad that Parliament opened up last week for the first time since 1963 without our Queen able to attend and read the statement provided by the Government. She was previously prevented from attending when she was pregnant … Continue reading

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Father of the House now supports #RightToRoam


A week ago I wrote about the #RightToRoam Early Day Motion which Caroline Lucas in Brighton set out on the 14th March with support initially from Liz Saville-Roberts who is the Plaid Cymru leader in Parliament. Two days later the … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Extraction statements took place yesterday


Yesterday at 11.13am in the House of Commons the Fossil Fuel Extraction took place based on the text that emerged from “They Work for You” which can be found here. It was not a surprise that along with the author … Continue reading

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An important debate due this morning


According to this document from “They Work for You” which is shown here the Fossil fuel extraction which is being organised by Caroline Lucas is due to take place this morning. These lists are often changed or amended quite significantly. … Continue reading

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Does your MP support #RightToRoam ?


Yesterday I wrote about an Early Day Motion (EDM 1068) that my MP, Caroline Lucas published back on the 14th March. It is a document set out with the text below. Today is the 90th Anniversary of the Kinder Scout … Continue reading

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Parliament please Access the Outdoors Commission


On Thursday our MP asked a question about an event that will take place tomorrow. Sadly the answer was inadequate. Perhaps even more disappointing there has so far only been 27 MPs that have signed the Early Day Motion on … Continue reading

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A poor answer with a vague list of Ministerial meetings


A few days ago our local MP Caroline Lucas wrote a question which was answered by Greg Hands who is one of the Ministers for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The question was regarding the “discussions his Department has … Continue reading

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