Giving my maiden speech in plenary at the European Parliament, I addressed the Clean Air debate. Air pollution directly causes both chronic and serious diseases such as asthma, cardiovascular problems and lung cancer. Ill health caused by air pollution costs the economy billions in lost working days. Causing 400,000 premature deaths per year in Europe … Continue reading Dirty Air Knows No Borders
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 ...
Cable: Today's events should give profile to our climate emergency Responding to the visit of Nobel Prize nominated climate change activist Greta Thunberg to Parliament today, Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable said:“Young people leaving their classrooms and lying down on the streets of London have given much needed profile to the climate emergency our planet … Continue reading Climate Emergency – the power of youth
The Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto plans today for a brighter future, with pledges to reverse Conservative cuts and increase funding for the NHS, schools and police.
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While in government the Lib Dem team has put through some of the most common sense, socially democratic policies this country has seen for a generation. If I am elected to Westminster, whether we are in Coalition with Labour or Tories or no one, I will work with our team to do more of the same. … Continue reading Reasons to vote Liberal Democrat
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