If you want a government that will protect the environment, Vote Lib Dem. In government, Liberal Democrats: Secured £37bn investment in renewable electricity. Led Europe to agree the new more ambitious EU-wide climate change target and ...
If you support the environment and green policies, please have a read of the post below. While in government Liberal Democrats doubled renewable energy generation in the UK and planted 1 million trees, extended the coastal path and set up nationwide schemes to promote home insulation. Read on for more information about the achievements of Ed Davey … Continue reading Green in Government
The Liberal Democrat Manifesto for 2015 is published today. Our top priority is a World Class Education for all. This will underpin future economic security and ensure everyone gets the best start in life.
LOCAL NEWS: Last week saw parliamentary candidates in our constituency taking part in the Hungerford Question Time, always an important staging post in election campaigning. The usual suspects were on the panel, with Paul from the Green Party replacing UKIP Katherine who was indisposed. Proceedings were well chaired by Greg Furr. Questions ranged from rail electrification (supported … Continue reading Hustings update
Walking is a great way of exploring nature and the outdoors and has clear benefits to health and the environment. If more people walk, rather than take the car, we can cut air pollution, have fewer problems with asthma and bronchitis, tackle obesity and reduce heart problems. As many of my correspondents have pointed out, … Continue reading Walking and Nature – Preserving the Countryside
Under Ed Davey's determined stewardship in the department of energy, somewhat to the consternation of conservatives such as Michael Fallon and George Osborne, there has been massive investment in renewables: Electricity generation from renewable sources has doubled since 2010 and now supplies 15% of the UK’s electricity. The average annual investment in renewables has more than … Continue reading Green in Government
Judith Bunting was part of the team proposing the motion Revitalising the Rural Economy at the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference, Brighton 2013. Summating for the motion, Judith said: 20% of the UK population lives in 80% of the country - what does that tell me? It tells me that those people have a long … Continue reading Revitalising the Rural Economy