Climate Change Motion approved

A full meeting of the District Council on Thursday 21 January, unanimously approved a Motion welcoming the re-arranged COP26 Climate Change Conference which is to take place in Glasgow at the beginning of November.

But it calls on the Government to implement the following:

- Be a World Leader in the fight against climate change.
- Through the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill before Parliament develop an emergency strategy that:
  • The UK Government takes a lead consistent with limiting global temperature Worldwide to a maximum of 1.5 degrees C
  • Provides an end year date for the complete eradication of noxious pollution from all vehicular transport.
  • Protects and restores biodiverse habits coupled with land management of the soil and trees in order to help the carbon sink.
  • Invest in technology that aims to reduce our carbon footprint in all spheres of life.
  • Sets up an Independent Citizens Assembly representative of the UK’s population in order to engage with and assist the Government with the climate change agenda

Watch the meeting again:



A full meeting of the District Council on Thursday 21 January, unanimously approved a Motion welcoming the re-arranged COP26 Climate Change Conference which is to take place in Glasgow at the beginning of November.

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