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My letter to a future leader...

I will be writing the following letter to all Conservative leadership hopefuls to find out what they plan to do to commit to the fight against climate change and man made emissions. I hope to receive responses and be able to publish the content of replies.

Derek welcomes new protections for the marine environment

West Cornwall MP Derek Thomas says that a new set of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZ), including areas to the west of Land’s End and south of Scilly as well as one in the Helford estuary, are a “big step forward”.

#DivestParliament

I was pleased to take part in Sir Edward Davey’s debate on investment in fossil fuel companies by pension funds. I called for greater transparency regarding where pension funds are invested and greater choice for employees to choose sustainable and secure investments.

MPs Column

Last September Town and Parish Council Clerks and I joined forces to host a conference to reflect the increasing role these hands-on councils have. We discussed improving communication, policing, and plastic free initiatives etc.

Preparing for trade negotiations

A Department for International Trade briefing carried out by the Comptroller and Auditor General which sets out the Government's plans and progress to date in opening up overseas markets to UK businesses. It focuses in particular on preparations for negotiating free trade agreements.

Theresa May Resigns

Theresa May's resignation speech in full. 

"Ever since I first stepped through the door behind me as Prime Minister, I was driven to make the United Kingdom a country that works not just for a privileged few but for everyone, and to honour the result of the EU referendum.