Colum Eastwood

Cyn Social Democratic and Labour Party MP ar gyfer Foyle

@columeastwood

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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Colum Eastwood generally voted for measures to prevent climate change

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Major votes

  • On 20 Chw 2024: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Chw 2024: Colum Eastwood Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 10 Ion 2022: Colum Eastwood was absent for a vote on Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 13 Rha 2021: Colum Eastwood 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 Tach 2021: Colum Eastwood was absent for a vote on Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Hyd 2021: Colum Eastwood was absent for a vote on Environment Bill — Clause 18 — Policy Statement on Environmental Principles — Exemptions Show vote
  • On 7 Meh 2021: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Mai 2021: Colum Eastwood was absent for a vote on Environment Bill — New Clause 24 — Prohibition on Burning of Vegetation on Peat in Upland Areas Show vote
  • On 26 Ion 2021: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Ion 2021: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Tach 2020: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Hyd 2020: Colum Eastwood was absent for a vote on Agriculture Bill — New Clause After Clause 42 — Contribution of Agriculture and Associated Land Use to Climate Change Targets Show vote
  • On 29 Med 2020: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Mai 2022: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio to express support for a series of policy proposals put forward by the leader of the Scottish National Party Ian Blackford MP. The policies in question were: protecting workers' rights, doing more in respect of the cost of living and climate change; increasing benefits; imposing windfall taxes; retaining existing EU derived law and retaining the existing Human Rights Act. Show vote
  • On 23 Tach 2021: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2021: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Gor 2021: Colum Eastwood wedi pleidleisio 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 Chw 2020: Colum Eastwood was absent for a vote on Transport — Eliminate Substantial Majority of Emissions by 2030 Show vote

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