House of Commons
EDM #2724
Tabled 25 September 2019
2017-19 Session
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.

Signatures (25)

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support.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.