All in Environment
I was sadly unable to attend yesterday’s parliamentary debate on climate change, yet this must remain the priority on this, and every, government’s agenda.
David Drew MP has joined hundreds of thousands of people up and down the country proudly wearing green hearts to show they want to protect the people, places and lives they love from climate change.
David Drew MP has called on Parliament to hold an urgent debate on incineration contracts, after documents have finally revealed that the Javelin Park incinerator will cost £100 million more than planned.
Javelin Park incinerator will cost at least £102 million more than the £500 million predicted, documents have revealed. I will now be calling for a parliamentary debate on Javelin Park incinerator and I remain opposed to incineration as a way of dealing with our waste. It is clear there are much cheaper, greener and safer options.
BBC Sunday Politics, September 30, 2018 David spoke about the impact Brexit will have on agriculture
David is one of 132 MPs who have written to Theresa May calling for a commitment to zero carbon emissions by 2050
Michael Gove’s backtrack on banning live imports into the UK is not only weakening animal welfare but contrasts starkly with Labour’s undertaking to increase domestic food production as well as put high welfare standards at the heart of farming
I’m pleased to be supporting the NFU’s #Yourharvest campaign, to look at how support farming in the future
Rural crime - such as machinery and livestock theft, fly-tipping, and hare coursing - affects lives and livelihoods. So I’m pleased to support this new initiative by the NFU to provide a dedicated hotline and website to tackle rural crime
David Drew is supporting calls for no more incinerators as research reveals that emissions of harmful pollutants are not being accurately reported. David Drew, Labour MP for Stroud is particularly worried about the impact of Javelin Park on air quality in Gloucestershire.
The campaigns to reduce plastics continue, with an inspiring visit to Stroud Valley School, and I’ve been finding out how we can support the WI’s campaign to reduce plastic microfibres in the ocean and environment
“We thought we were getting away with all this stuff that was being collected and disposed of in legitimate ways and basically it’s gone on ships to China and then being burnt or chucked in the ground – well that’s not recycling that’s just dumping your problem somewhere else.”
David Drew is backing The Wildlife Trusts’ plan to create a network of green spaces to halt the decline in wildlife and improve access to the countryside for everyone