Claudia Webbe

Independent MP for Leicester East

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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Claudia Webbe almost always voted for measures to prevent climate change

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Major votes

  • On 20 Feb 2024: Claudia Webbe voted adding a climate change test for new oil and gas licences - requiring new licences to be compatible with the latest IPCC report on limiting warming to 1.5 C. Show vote
  • On 20 Feb 2024: Claudia Webbe voted no on Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Jan 2022: Claudia Webbe voted against laws enabling the government to direct funds from electricity consumers, via electricity suppliers, to help pay for, and encourage private investment in, new nuclear power stations. Show vote
  • On 13 Dec 2021: Claudia Webbe was absent for a vote on Subsidy Control Bill — Schedule 1 — The Subsidy Control Principles — Net Zero Greenhouse Gasses Emissions Target Show vote
  • On 3 Nov 2021: Claudia Webbe was absent for a vote on Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Oct 2021: Claudia Webbe was absent for a vote on Environment Bill — Clause 18 — Policy Statement on Environmental Principles — Exemptions Show vote
  • On 7 Jun 2021: Claudia Webbe voted to make supporting reducing the United Kingdom's net targeted greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 the initial core mission of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency Show vote
  • On 26 May 2021: Claudia Webbe voted to ban the burning of certain types of vegetation in almost all upland areas with peat soils in England. Show vote
  • On 26 Jan 2021: Claudia Webbe voted to require public authorities to act in accordance with the following principles in relation to the environment: preventative action to avert damage; the precautionary principle; rectifying damage at source and "polluter pays". Show vote
  • On 13 Jan 2021: Claudia Webbe voted to to require the Financial Conduct Authority to have regard to the target of reducing UK greenhouse gas emissions back to 1990 levels by 2050 when setting capital and risk related requirements for investment firms. Show vote
  • On 16 Nov 2020: Claudia Webbe voted to seek to ensure any regulations on the subject of climate change risk which apply to those running certain occupational pension schemes align with the aims of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner and limiting the global average temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Show vote
  • On 12 Oct 2020: Claudia Webbe voted to require ministers to have due regard to the target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 when taking actions including setting up agricultural subsidy schemes. Show vote
  • On 29 Sep 2020: Claudia Webbe voted to require a "climate and nature emergency impact statement" as part of any proposal for financial assistance under a United Kingdom Internal Market Act. Show vote

Minor votes

  • On 18 May 2022: Claudia Webbe was absent for a vote on Programme for Government — Workers' Rights — Cost of Living — Climate — Benefits — Windfall Tax — Devolution — Human Rights Show vote
  • On 23 Nov 2021: Claudia Webbe voted against NHS reforms and reorganisations intended to ensure integration and coordination both within the NHS and between the NHS and local councils and against making virginity checking and hymen reconstruction an offence. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2021: Claudia Webbe voted against NHS reforms and reorganisations intended to ensure integration and coordination both within the NHS and between the NHS and local councils and against making virginity checking and hymen reconstruction an offence. Show vote
  • On 14 Jul 2021: Claudia Webbe voted against NHS reforms and reorganisations intended to ensure integration and coordination both within the NHS and between the NHS and local councils and against making virginity checking and hymen reconstruction an offence. Show vote
  • On 5 Feb 2020: Claudia Webbe voted in favour of developing and implementing a plan to eliminate the substantial majority of transport emissions by 2030. Show vote

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