Earlier this year our group wrote to Rebecca Harris to ask if she would support the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill which is being put forward by Caroline Lucas MP. We were, of course, hoping she would support this very important Bill. For her reply see our home page.
The Bill which had its first reading in the House of Commons in September this year has a long and arduous route ahead and we had hoped that we could rely on our MP to give it her support. Its second reading will be on 12th March 2021.
The Bill was drafted by a broad alliance of scientists, lawyers and activists who see the Bill becoming law as crucial if we are to come close to dealing with runaway climate change.
In a nutshell it calls for: