Post Tagged with: "Environment"

Path across a cornfield

My real views on Net Zero

I am honoured to have a campaign dedicated to opposing me over my work on the cost of Net Zero. It is a pity though that they don’t engage with my actual views, or the realities we face, such as the cost of living for the hard-pressed people of Wycombe: […]

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Plan for water

We are Taking Action to Protect our Waterways

I know an area of acute local interest is the condition of our waterways. We are blessed to live in such a beautiful part of the country, and it is incumbent on us all to ensure that our rivers and waterways are maintained. Of course, none of us want to […]

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The Government is Protecting Our Waterways

Over the past several months, many local people have raised their concerns about the standards of our waterways. I know many are, quite rightly, concerned at reports of sewage being discharged into our rivers. In Wycombe, our water is managed by Thames Water. In the region operated by Thames Water, […]

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Experiencing an electric motorcycle: the Agility Saietta R

As Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Motorcycling, Motorcycle Action Group recently asked me to experience an electric motorcycle. I was skeptical. Find out how I got on: A review will appear in their magazine shortly. As part of the future of motorcycling, especially in town, electric motorcycles are […]

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Today: no global warming for 18 years

Via CNS The Earth’s temperature has “plateaued” and there has been no global warming for at least the last 18 years, says Dr. John Christy, professor of atmospheric science and director of the Earth System Science Center (ESSC) at the University of Alabama/Huntsville. Further, when asked why the UN […]

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Underground access – shale gas

The Government is currently running a consultation on proposals to reform the procedures for securing underground access to oil and gas deposits. The consultation aims to find the right balance between the legitimate interests and concerns of landowners, and the benefits to the community and nation at large of permitting […]

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Speech on the “Green Investment Bank”

A speech in committee on the so-called Green Investment Bank, which appears to have had a greater impact than I had forseen: 4.45 pm Steve Baker (Wycombe) (Con): I fear that we are, once again, gathered together to make our constituents poorer and to promote special-interest rent seeking. I am […]

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