Currently councils are extremely limited in ensuring new developments meet the highest possible and practicable environmental standards.
A private members bill being promoted by Michael Fallon MP would allow councils, after involving their communities, to set high energy efficiency standards for new developments and to require them to generate energy locally. This would dramatically save on CO2 emissions, create local jobs.
IF you want such a bill to happen then please contact our Dulwich & West Norwood MP Tessa Jowell and ask her to vote for it on 25 January – Rt. Hon. Tessa Jowell MP, House of Commons, Westminster, SW1A 0AA
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