Sylvia Hermon

Former Independent MP for North Down

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Climate Change

There have been votes in Parliament on targets for reducing carbon dioxide emissions and on increasing the proportion of electricity generated via renewable means as well as on the establishment of a UK Green Investment Bank, to invest in projects which, for example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Sylvia Hermon generally voted for measures to prevent climate change

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about measures to prevent climate change:

  • On 24 Oct 2019: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Queen's Speech — Programme for Government — The Economy — In the Interest of the Many — Green Industrial Revolution Show vote
  • On 25 Jun 2019: Sylvia Hermon voted not to exclude wind and water turbines from a special reduced rate of VAT applying to the supply and installation of energy-saving materials in residential accommodation. Show vote
  • On 6 Sep 2016: Sylvia Hermon voted against VAT increases on the installation of energy saving materials. Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Sylvia Hermon voted in favour of reducing the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes and against requiring a review of minimum energy performance requirements. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Sylvia Hermon voted to reduce the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Sylvia Hermon voted to require a strategy for carbon capture and storage for the energy industry. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Sylvia Hermon voted to set a decarbonisation target for the UK within six months of June 2016 and to review it annually thereafter. Show vote
  • On 26 Oct 2015: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — Clause 42 — Vehicle Tax — Relation to Carbon Dioxide Emissions — Surcharge for Vehicles Costing Over Forty Thousand Pounds Show vote
  • On 8 Sep 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against applying the Climate Change Levy tax to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against the Summer 2015 budget which, among other measures, increased the minimum wage, replaced student maintenance grants with loans and cut tax credits. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Sylvia Hermon voted against applying the tax on non-domestic electricity supplies known as the climate change levy to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Sylvia Hermon voted to allow carbon dioxide emissions limits to be set in respect of existing stations which fit pollution abatement equipment. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 1 — Requirement to Set a Decarbonisation Target Range Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Sylvia Hermon voted to allow financial incentives for small-scale low-carbon generation of electricity to be paid to plants which were previously too big to be eligible. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Sylvia Hermon voted to reform the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 3 Jun 2013: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Energy Bill- Clause 42 — Exemption from Carbon Dioxide Emission Limits During Commissioning of Electricity Generation Plants Using Carbon Capture and Storage Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Sylvia Hermon voted to require the the UK Green Investment Bank to explicitly act in support of the target of reducing UK carbon emissions to 20% of 1990 levels by 2050. Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2012: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Decline Second Reading Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2009: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Government to sign up to 10:10 climate change campaign — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Electricity generating station performance standards — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) Show vote
  • On 9 Jun 2008: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Planning Bill — National Planning Policy Statement To Include Policies Which Help Mitigate and Adapt to Climate Change Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2008: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Energy Bill — Renewable energy feed-in tariff — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: Sylvia Hermon voted no on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: Sylvia Hermon was absent for a vote on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote

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