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MPs and Peers share their thoughts on how to deliver the Clean Growth Strategy

MPs and Peers share their thoughts on how to deliver the Clean Growth Strategy

12th December 2017

On 11 December 2017, Policy Connect hosted a drinks reception in the House of Lords entitled 'Delivering the Clean Growth Strategy'.

Hosted by the Policy Connect Sustainability Team, this parliamentary drinks reception was an opportunity for the sustainability community to gather with leading parliamentarians from all major parties and both Houses to outline how the Government can deliver on the Clean Growth Strategy, published in October 2017.

Speakers included:

Baroness Brown of Cambridge Deputy Chair of the Committee on Climate Change and Crossbench Peer

Lord Prescott Former Deputy Prime Minister (1997 – 2007) and Labour Peer

Lord Barker of Battle Former Minister for Energy and Climate Change (2010 – 2014) and Conservative Peer

Baroness Featherstone Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Energy and Climate Change

Lord Oxburgh Crossbench Peer and Member of the Lord Science and Technology Committee

Chi Onwurah MP Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy & Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Stephen Gethins MP SNP Spokesperson on International Affairs and Europe and Member of Parliament for North East Fife

Alex Sobel MP Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds North West and Member of the Environmental Audit Committee

Olivia Haslam Deputy Director, Clean Growth & Carbon Budgets, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Claudia Jaksch Head of Sustainability, Policy Connect