What are the priorities for a sustainable economy in the new Parliament?

Taking place shortly after the General Election, this is an opportunity for you to engage with parliamentarians and network with colleagues from across the sustainability sector.

This event provides a forum to reflect on the outcomes of the election, and highlight political priorities for some of the most urgent sustainability issues for Parliament to address in the coming years.

“What are the priorities for a sustainable economy in the new Parliament?” will be held from 4-6pm on Wednesday 5 July 2017  in Committee Room G, House of Lords.


4.00pm Arrivals

4.15pm Parliamentarian speeches and audience discussion

5.15pm-6pm Drinks reception and networking


Mary Creagh MP, former Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee

Stephen Doughty MP,  MP for Cardiff South and Penarth

Angela Smith MP, former Member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee and former Shadow Defra Minister

Lord Krebs, Crossbencher, Member of the Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee and former Chair of the Committee on Climate Change Adaptation Sub-Committee

Baroness Parminter, Liberal Democrat EFRA Spokesperson

Baroness McIntosh of Pickering, Conservative, former Chair of the EFRA Committee and former Shadow Defra Minister


Please RSVP to sustainability [at] policyconnect.org.uk (sustainability[at]policyconnect[dot]org[dot]uk). We would be grateful if you could RSVP by Monday 19th June so that we can confirm numbers in good time.

Due to high demand, we cannot guarantee a space at this event. After the registration deadline we will be in touch to let you know if you have been successful in obtaining a ticket. If you are unsuccessful we will be in touch to confirm this, but we will automatically add you to a waitlist and will release any additional tickets in due course.

If you would like any further information, please contact Tom Evans (thomas.evans [at] policyconnect.org.uk (thomas[dot]evans[at]policyconnect[dot]org[dot]uk)).