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Climate and Nature Bill

Cities of London and Westminster
Needs You Cities of London and Westminster General Election 2024

Let's show that we want real action on climate and nature in Cities of London and Westminster, take action today and back the Climate and Nature Bill

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About The CAN Bill

Climate and Nature Bill

The Climate and Nature Bill is a plan for a new UK law that addresses the full extent of the climate and nature crisis in line with the most up-to-date science

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Cities of London and Westminster MP

Rachel Blake MP

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 Rachel Blake MP - Cities of London and Westminster

Prospect

Rachel Blake MP, the Labour Co-op MP for Cities of London and Westminster, has not yet pledged to support the Climate and Nature Bill.

General Election 2024 Candidates

Cities of London and Westminster Candidates

Here were your Cities of London and Westminster candidates in the 2024 General Election and whether they pledged to back the Climate and Nature Bill

Candidate data was last updated on 04 July 2024

Supporters

Edward Lucas
Edward Lucas
Lib Dems
Rajiv Sinha
Rajiv Sinha
Green Party

Not Declared

Tim Barnes
Tim Barnes
Conservatives
Rachel Blake
Rachel Blake
Labour Co-op

Cities of London and Westminster Open Letter

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Sign your Cities of London and Westminster open letter to back the Climate and Nature Bill

If you have not already signed, please do sign the open letter as we will be continuing campaigning in Cities of London and Westminster after the General Election, with our new 100 Days campaign launching soon. Every voice, every signature counts!

Dear Candidates,

We are writing to you ahead of the General Election to ask you to back the Climate and Nature Bill if you are elected to Parliament.

The Climate and Nature Bill is backed by 51,854 members of the public and 1,657 incredible organisations, politicians, and scientists from across the UK.

As local residents, we're alarmed by the damage that's being inflicted on our community, livelihoods, health, and homes as a result of the climate-nature crisis.

In addition to enduring extreme heatwaves and recurrent flooding, London grapples with severe consequences of air pollution, which irreversibly stunts the growth of children's lungs, reduces life expectancy and disproportionately impacts the poorest households of the city. As local residents and business owners, we are increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and our dependence on fossil fuels. [Source]

Across the nation, disasters like this are contributing to the rising cost of living. The higher prices we are paying for food, energy, transport, and consumer goods are all linked to our dependence on fossil fuels, the knock on effects of runaway climate change, and the destruction of nature.

But there is a solution. The Climate and Nature Bill is the legislation we need to tackle this growing crisis. The CAN Bill will help us build a healthier, more prosperous, nature-rich UK—as well as boosting new jobs and skills for people in Cities of London and Westminster. It will make us:

  • Better off - by ensuring our homes are properly insulated, and our energy is cleaner, less expensive and more secure.
  • Healthier - by reducing air pollution, and by encouraging healthier, more sustainable food consumption, while supporting our farmers and food producers.
  • Happier - by protecting our green spaces and the wildlife that depends on them, ensuring everyone has access to nature and increased wellbeing.
  • More resilient - by reducing the threats from extreme weather, such as flooding, erosion, and crop failure.

Will you be the hero we need in Cities of London and Westminster? All you have to do is say: "Yes, I'm backing the Climate and Nature Bill!"

Yours sincerely,

The voters of Cities of London and Westminster

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12 Local Organisations

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Impossible
Impossible
Mama Bamboo
Mama Bamboo
Trees and Design Action Group
Trees and Design Action Group
Unlock Democracy
Unlock Democracy
Volans
Volans
Wholegrain Digital
Wholegrain Digital
Zero Carbon Forum
Zero Carbon Forum
Westminster Churches Net Zero Forum
Westminster Churches Net Zero Forum
St Paul's Church Marylebone
St Paul's Church Marylebone
St Cyprian's Church
St Cyprian's Church
Brent and Westminster Swifts Group
Brent and Westminster Swifts Group
JLL
JLL

2 Local Councils & Assemblies

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London Assembly
London Assembly
Westminster City Council
Westminster City Council

727 National Organisations

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The Co-operative Bank
The Co-operative Bank
The Wildlife Trusts
The Wildlife Trusts
CPRE
CPRE
Triodos Bank
Triodos Bank
Ecotricity
Ecotricity
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
Church of England Environment Programme
Church of England Environment Programme
Nature Friendly Farming Network
Nature Friendly Farming Network
River Action UK
River Action UK
Sustainable Wales
Sustainable Wales

227 Scientists

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Dr George McGavin
Dr George McGavin
Prof Dame EJ Milner-Gulland
Prof Dame EJ Milner-Gulland
Prof Sir David King
Prof Sir David King
Prof Tim Jackson
Prof Tim Jackson
Liz Bonnin
Liz Bonnin
Prof Kevin Anderson
Prof Kevin Anderson
Prof John Barrett OBE
Prof John Barrett OBE
Prof Nathalie Pettorelli
Prof Nathalie Pettorelli
Dr Emma E Garnett
Dr Emma E Garnett

31 Faith Leaders

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Rt Revd and Rt Hon Prof Rowan Williams
Rt Revd and Rt Hon Prof Rowan Williams
The Lord Williams of Oystermouth
Church of England
Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg OBE
Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg OBE
Senior Rabbi
Masorti Judaism UK and Co-Founder of EcoJudaism
Revd Lord Roberts of Llandudno
Revd Lord Roberts of Llandudno
Supernumerary Minister
Methodist Church
Rt Revd John Arnold
Rt Revd John Arnold
Bishop of Salford
Roman Catholic
Canon Giles Goddard
Canon Giles Goddard
Chair
Faith for the Climate
Qari Muhammad Asim MBE
Qari Muhammad Asim MBE
Senior Imam
Makkah Masjid Mosque
Rt Revd Graham Usher
Rt Revd Graham Usher
Bishop of Norwich (Lead Bishop for the Environment)
Church of England
Richard Murray
Richard Murray
Chair
Eco-Congregation Scotland

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