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Coronavirus Recovery and the Climate

29 July 2020

Despite declaring a Climate Emergency last year, Surrey County Council’s coronavirus recovery plans seem to have ignored climate and other environmental considerations while applying for much-needed government funding. Green Party Councillor Jonathan Essex (Redhill East) raised the issue at a council meeting this week, questioning why £42m in road infrastructure investments did not include a formal environmental or sustainability report, as mandated by the council’s Climate Change Strategy.

Surrey Greens Climate Budget 2020

15 January 2020

Surrey Greens outline Climate Delivery Plan for Surrey County Council, including at least 20 new dedicated staff

South East Transport Strategy - Surrey Greens comments

08 January 2020

Transport for the South East has been consulting on its strategy for making transport work better in the region - for people, the economy and the environment. Surrey Greens say they have a way to go before the Strategy delivers what's needed.

General Election 2019 - Green Party Candidates

14 November 2019

Surrey Greens confirm eight candidates standing in the General Election across the county on December 12th 2019.

General Election 2019

09 November 2019

Green Election successes

12 May 2019

Green Council seats across Surrey soared from three to 14 in local elections held on May 2nd

Earthquakes in Surrey

03 April 2019

Green Councillor Jonathan Essex and Weald Action Group representative, James Knapp, have presented evidence about the Surrey quakes to the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Impact of Shale Gas (April 2nd 2019). They called for the British Geological Survey and Government body, the Oil and Gas Authority, to reopen an inquiry into the cause of the earthquakes which have caused worry and damage across a wide area.

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