Posts Tagged ‘ Environment ’

Councillor calls on KCC to reject central government fracking free-for-all

October 15, 2018

On Thursday at full council, our Kent County Councillor, Martin Whybrow, is bringing a motion calling on KCC to reject central government’s attempt to steamroller through fracking by removing local government decision-making. As fracking commences today in Lancashire, despite huge popular opposition, the potential opening of large swathes of the country to this fossil...
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Embarrassing: KCC’s continued failure to divest

March 16, 2018

Yesterday, once more, our KCC representative, Martin Whybrow, brought the urgent debate about divestment to KCC. Speaking at full council, he challenged the council’s treasury management report, triggering a lengthy public debate on the issue. The webcast can be viewed here: https://kent.public-i.tv/core/portal/webcast_interactive/336306/start_time/5423000 Here’s a transcript of his argument: “I thought the treasury management report...
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Green-wash, Brexit and reshuffles: Our KCC member on Paul on Politics

January 14, 2018

Our Kent County Councillor, Martin Whybrow, was on this Friday’s Paul on Politics show on KMTV. In an entertaining and wide-ranging discussion, alongside fellow KCC councillor, Labour’s Karen Constantine, he discussed Tory green-wash, in light of Theresa May’s speech on Thursday (too vague, too little on how the aspirations would be achieved and still...
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