Sewage in our Rivers

The sheer quantity of raw sewage being dumped into Britain’s rivers and coastal areas is a scandal and a disgrace.

14 Sep 2022

What price our planet?

Charles Kennedy outlines his vision for a dynamic and greener economy, with policies including replacing passenger airport departure taxes with a duty on flights to promote more efficient aeroplane use


SCOTLAND: Carmichael has productive meeting with energy minister

MP for Orkney and Shetland Alistair Carmichael yesterday had what he described as "productive" a meeting with Energy Minister Stephen Timms MP and the Chairman of Ofgem, Sir John Mogg. During the meeting, Mr Timms confirmed that the DTI plans to amend the Energy Bill in order to give the Government the power to limit the transmission access charges placed on renewable energy producers in the North of Scotland. Sir John reaffirmed Ofgem's opposition to the proposal on the grounds that it would distort the free market and prevent "cost reflective pricing".

27 Feb 2004

Fair Trade

At the Borough Council meeting on Tuesday 24th February, Cllr Jonathan Lees proposed that Epsom and Ewell should seek to become a "Fair Trade Town".

25 Feb 2004

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