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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2724: tabled on 25 September 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes the lack of a comprehensive Government plan to decarbonise the UK economy in response to the climate emergency; recognises public concern about the lack of decisive action; and call on the Government to support the Green New Deal Bill, formally known as the Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill, to introduce a legally binding target for net zero carbon emissions by 2030 and legally-binding targets to reverse inequality and protect and restore nature and our environment, implement new measures of progress that prioritise human and ecological wellbeing, to replace measures that focus on what Greta Thunberg has described as the fairy tale of eternal economic growth, to change the way Government manages the economy to enable unprecedented public and private investment in the Green New Deal, to establish a comprehensive action plan to transform our energy supply, transport system, farming, land management, buildings and the way we work, to involve communities and workers in the development of such a plan; ensure a just transition by prioritising investment in communities excluded from full participation in the economy and those working in today's high-emissions sectors, to redistribute democratic power and resources to devolved government, local authorities and elected mayors, and to advance global justice by ensuring finance and technology for the global south, and by promoting the Green New Deal approach globally.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.