Category Archives: Environment

All the news from the LibDem Conference

ICYMI: climate change, #Brexit, #LDConf and our new video https://t.co/KX3uGPjTuC — Liberal Democrats (@LibDems) September 23, 2017

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Green Investment Bank environmental mission – in danger of disappearing

The Green Investment Bank's environmental mission is in danger of disappearing – @edwardjdavey Read more ▶️ https://t.co/znGamj1VhS pic.twitter.com/9Yl97FRcYT — Liberal Democrats (@LibDems) August 18, 2017

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CHRIS BOWERS CONFIRMED AS WEALDEN’S CANDIDATE FOR GENERAL ELECTION

The tennis writer and commentator Chris Bowers will return to fight Wealden for the Liberal Democrats at the forthcoming general election. Bowers polled nearly 14,000 votes in coming second to Charles Hendry in Wealden in 2010, and last night Wealden … Continue reading

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Quitting Europol would undermine fight against ivory poaching

LibDem MEP Catherine Bearder, who is currently part of an official MEP delegation to the CITES conference in South Africa, is warning that leaving the EU’s main crime-fighting agency, Europol, would deal a damaging blow to the fight against poaching … Continue reading

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LibDem success – huge reduction in one-use plastic bags

Embed from Getty Images The Government reports that during the 6 months since the 5p charge on plastic bags was introduced in England there has been a huge reduction in the number of one-use plastic bags used in supermarkets – … Continue reading

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Lib Dems – the voice of those seeing a positive future in Europe

Embed from Getty Images In an article in the Independent (27 June) LibDem Leader Tim Farron writes: “The look of wide-eyed, guilty panic in the eyes of Boris Johnston and Michael Gove on Friday morning hinted at what was later … Continue reading

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Thursday 23 June – REFERENDUM DAY

VOTE ON THURSDAY FOR A liberal, outward-looking, compassionate Britain A richer Britain (only fools back away from the largest and richest market in the world – the EU) A safer Britain (peace in the EU for 70 years) A healthier … Continue reading

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The most important vote Express readers may ever cast

Wealden LibDems Chair Alan Whittaker, writing in the Sussex Express says: The letters page of the Sussex Express have been buzzing with views on the forthcoming EU referendum, and rightly so. Even though the Outers support their position more with … Continue reading

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Local benefits of EU membership

Our LibDem colleagues in Brighton and Hove have produced a very useful report on how being in the EU has benefited the area. Some examples: Between 2006 and 2014 the EU provided £9,194,853 for projects run or supported by Brighton & … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Government faces new court case over “scandalous” pollution levels

A new legal challenge has been launched by ClientEarth against the UK government due to its repeated failure to tackle dangerous air pollution levels that are breaching EU limits. Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder, a lead negotiator on the EU’s … Continue reading

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