Lord Prescott

Former MP

Labour

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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Lord Prescott voted a mixture of for and against 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 10 Mar 2000: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Warm Homes and Energy Conservation Bill Show vote
  • On 27 Mar 2000: Lord Prescott voted yes on "Table — 20. Climate change levy Show vote
  • On 8 Nov 2004: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Housing Bill — Improvements in Energy Efficiency — rejected Show vote
  • On 8 May 2007: Lord Prescott voted no on Climate Change — new sense of urgency — rejected Show vote
  • On 30 Apr 2008: Lord Prescott voted against forcing the Government to establish a renewable energy feed-in tariff Show vote
  • On 2 Jun 2008: Lord Prescott 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 9 Jun 2008: Lord Prescott was absent for a vote on Climate Change Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Lord Prescott voted against giving the Government power to set greenhouse gas performance standards on power stations Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Lord Prescott voted no on Climate Change Bill — International aviation and shipping emission projections — rejected Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Lord Prescott voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Report on the civil estate Show vote
  • On 28 Oct 2008: Lord Prescott voted yes on Climate Change Bill — Third Reading (and other amendments) Show vote
  • On 21 Oct 2009: Lord Prescott voted against calling on the Government to sign up to the goals of the 10:10 campaign Show vote

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