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Lilian Greenwood

Labour MP for Nottingham South

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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.

Photo: Oxfam International

Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood voted to rebuild the economy so it works for the many, not just rewarding those at the top, and for a green industrial revolution to decarbonise the economy and boost economic growth. Show vote
  • On 25 Jun 2019: Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 15 — VAT on Installation of Energy Saving Materials Show vote
  • On 9 May 2016: Lilian Greenwood was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Carbon Dioxide Emission Rate and Energy Performance of New Homes Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Lilian Greenwood voted to reduce the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Lilian Greenwood voted to require a strategy for carbon capture and storage for the energy industry. Show vote
  • On 14 Mar 2016: Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood voted against applying the Climate Change Levy tax to electricity generated from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2015: Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood was absent for a vote on Summer Budget 2015 Resolution 21 — Application of Climate Change Levy to Electricity from Renewable Sources Show vote
  • On 4 Dec 2013: Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood voted to require the setting of a target range for the amount of carbon dioxide (or other greenhouse gases) produced per unit of electricity generated. Show vote
  • On 4 Jun 2013: Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood 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: Lilian Greenwood voted to exempt electricity generation plants using carbon capture and storage technology from annual carbon dioxide emissions limits during a commissioning and proving period of up to three years. Show vote
  • On 19 Dec 2012: Lilian Greenwood voted against reforming the energy market with regard to reducing carbon dioxide emissions, securing supply, affordability for consumers and increasing generation from renewable sources. Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Lilian Greenwood was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — New Clause 22 — UK Green Investment Bank — Duty to Support Climate Change Act Targets Show vote
  • On 17 Oct 2012: Lilian Greenwood was absent for a vote on Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 11 Jun 2012: Lilian Greenwood voted against establishing a Green Investment Bank, strengthening copyright law relating to commercialised works, encouraging employment disputes to be settled outside of tribunals, and other business related reforms. Show vote
  • On 14 Sep 2011: Lilian Greenwood acted as teller for a vote on Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations Show vote

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