Abena Oppong-Asare

Cyn Llafur MP ar gyfer Erith and Thamesmead

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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Abena Oppong-Asare consistently voted for measures to prevent climate change

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Major votes

  • On 20 Chw 2024: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare Fe wnaeth pleidleisio no ar Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill: Third Reading Show vote
  • On 4 Rha 2023: Abena Oppong-Asare Fe wnaeth pleidleisio yes ar Draft Vehicle Emissions Trading Schemes Order 2023 Show vote
  • On 10 Ion 2022: Abena Oppong-Asare wedi pleidleisio in favour of 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 Rha 2021: Abena Oppong-Asare wedi pleidleisio to require the benefits of any subsidies to outweigh any negative effects on the UK's aim of net zero emissions of targeted greenhouse gases by 2050. Show vote
  • On 3 Tach 2021: Abena Oppong-Asare was absent for a vote on Nuclear Energy (Financing) Bill — Second Reading Show vote
  • On 20 Hyd 2021: Abena Oppong-Asare wedi pleidleisio not to exempt national security and defence as well as taxation and spending from those policy areas where ministers would be required to have due regard to environmental policy. Show vote
  • On 7 Meh 2021: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare wedi pleidleisio to ban the burning of certain types of vegetation in almost all upland areas with peat soils in England. Show vote
  • On 26 Ion 2021: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare wedi pleidleisio 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 Med 2020: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare 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 Tach 2021: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare 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: Abena Oppong-Asare wedi pleidleisio in favour of developing and implementing a plan to eliminate the substantial majority of transport emissions by 2030. Show vote

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