Jackie Porter

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Lib Dems score highly on Friends of the Earth Environment Campaigns

by Jackie Porter on 28 May, 2017

In a recent Friends of the Earth email looking at environmental credentials laid out within the manifestos, the Lib Dems scored highly with 28 (only the Greens had more on 30 points, Conservatives 11 points)

You can see more here:-

https://www.foe.co.uk/general-election/election-manifestos-scores-are?utm_source=Friends+of+the+Earth+Communications&utm_campaign=a1e6895611-LM1705039&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_383af65c6b-a1e6895611-21127809

I am pleased-but not surprised. We are naturally concerned about our environment and see ourselves as custodians for future generations, not only in the UK but across the world.

Practically that means reducing waste, improving air pollution in urban areas, (including cutting car fumes at child level) and holding true to the EU protections on flora, fauna, food and farming-and that means actually delivering– not just nodding to the regulations, then delaying them for a few more years.

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