Contact your MP

Contact your MP

Bertie Gregory/2020VISION

We are calling on the Government to deliver key environmental laws including:

  1. an ambitious Environment Act that provides targets and strategies for nature’s recovery and an independent environmental watchdog
  2. an Agriculture Bill that commits to sustainable land management that restores soils, reduces pesticide usage and supports the restoration of wildlife
  3. a Fisheries Bill that encourages sustainable marine management in a way that will allow our seas to thrive

As drafts of each bill are released, we will be recommending amendments to ensure that UK nature is able to recover. You can help buy getting in touch with your MP and ensuring they support these changes.

Current status of each Bill

What changes should you ask your MP to support?

The Environment Bill

Introduced - 30th January 2020

ACTION - Ask your MP to support the following changes:

•    A commitment to non-regression of environmental law to prevent backsliding on environmental standards after Brexit;

•    A more robust target setting framework in which interim targets are legally binding and contribute progress towards the long-term environmental targets;

•    Greater financial independence and dissuasive and effective remedies for the new Office for Environmental Protection; 

•    A duty of direct application in domestic law for environmental principles to maintain their strength;

•    A stronger duty to refer to Local Nature Recovery Strategies in making relevant decisions, such as where to create new habitat under the net gain system, to ensure they are truly effective.
 

Agriculture Bill

Second Reading - 3rd Feb 2020

ACTION - Ask your MP to support the following changes:

· safeguards on trade standards, to ensure that farmers in the UK are not undercut by imported food produced to lower standards;

· a stronger framework for long-term funding to provide confidence, and further duties to ensure the multi-annual financial assistance plans reflect the scale of need of the climate and environment emergency;

· provisions to ensure high standards of farming and land management, and better regulation – this is currently a major gap.

Fisheries Bill

Introduced 30th Jan 2020

ACTION - TBC

Did your MP sign our election pledge?

Click on your constituency to find out who has signed

Altrincham and Sale West

Graham Brady (Conservative) - signed

Ashton-Under-Lyne

Angela Rayner (Labour) - no response

 

 

Birkenhead

Mick Whitley (Labour) - no response

Cheadle

Mary Robinson (Conservative) - no response

City of Chester

Chris Matheson (Labour) - no response

Congleton

Fiona Bruce (Conservative) - no response

Crewe and Nantwich

Kieran Mullan (Conservative) - no response

Denton and Reddish

Andrew Gwynne (Labour) - no response

Eddisbury

Edward Timpson (Conservative) - no response

Ellesmere Port and Neston

Justin Madders (Labour) - signed

Halton

Derek Twigg (Labour) - signed

Hazel Grove

William Wragg (Conservative) - no response

Macclesfield

David Rutley (Conservative) - signed

Stalybridge and Hyde

Jonathan Reynolds (Labour Co-op) - no response

Stockport

Nav Mishra (Labour) - no response

Stretford and Urmston

Kate Green (Labour) - no response

Tatton

Esther McVey (Conservative) - signed

Wallasey

Angela Eagle (Labour) - no response

Warrington North

Charlotte Nichols (Labour) - signed

Warrington South

Andy Carter (Conservative) - no response

 

Weaver Vale

Mike Amesbury (Labour) - no response

 

 

Wirral South

Alison McGovern (Labour) - supports

Wirral West

Margret Greenwood (Labour) - no response

Wythenshawe and Sale East

Mike Kane (Labour) - no response