Sarah Wollaston

Cyn Democratiaid Rhyddfrydol MP ar gyfer Totnes

@sarahwollaston https://facebook.com/drsarahwollaston

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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Sarah Wollaston generally voted against measures to prevent climate change

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Major votes

Scoring Agreements

Agreements are when Parliament takes a decision without holding a vote.

This does not necessarily mean universal approval, but does mean there were no (or few) objections made to the decision being made.

The following agreements were made while this member was elected:

  • On 24 Meh 2019: Approval of SI setting 2050 Net Zero target date Show Decision

Minor votes

  • On 24 Hyd 2019: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio in favour of a motion calling on the Government "to rebuild the economy so that it works in the interest of the many, not just handing out rewards to those at the top" and to bring forward "a green industrial revolution to decarbonise the economy and boost economic growth". Show vote
  • On 25 Meh 2019: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio 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 Med 2016: Sarah Wollaston was absent for a vote on Finance Bill — New Clause 15 — VAT on Installation of Energy Saving Materials Show vote
  • On 9 Mai 2016: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio against reducing the permitted carbon dioxide emission rate of new homes and instead requiring a review of minimum energy performance requirements. Show vote
  • On 4 Meh 2013: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio against allowing 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 14 Med 2011: Sarah Wollaston wedi pleidleisio against requiring landlords of private rented homes to make their properties meet regulations on energy efficiency by January 2016 rather than April 2018 as initially proposed. Show vote

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