Defra Minister Jo Churchill MP joins roundtable on Stopping the Plastic Tide

Minister for Agri-Innovation and Climate Adaptation at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Jo Churchill MP, gave a keynote speech at yesterday's roundtable hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Sustainable Resources Group on Stopping the Plastic Tide: Turning marine plastic pollution awareness into action

The event was chaired by Selaine Saxby MP and other speakers were: 

  • Steve Fletcher - Professor of Ocean Policy and Economy, University of Portsmouth
  • Megan Randles - Political Campaigner, Greenpeace
  • Patrick Mahon - Head of Policy, Plastics Circular Economy, Common Seas
  • Dr Costas Velis - Lecturer in Resource Efficiency Systems, University of Leeds
  • Adrian Whyle - Senior Resource Efficiency Manager, PlasticsEurope

Please click here to read the post-event briefing from the session, Stopping the Plastic Tide: Turning marine plastic pollution awareness into action. 

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Feature image is Jo Churchill's official parliamentary portrait, used under license CC BY 3.0.