Tackling Climate Change

Gillian is passionate about the environment and tackling climate change. She has been working to promote change on a local, national and global scale.

Locally Gillian has been working with the authorities, organisations, campaign groups and businesses to work on getting the UK carbon neutral by 2050. In Parliament Gillian has been working to promote the environmental agenda through debates, meetings and lobbying campaigns.

Gillian is also a member of the Conservative Environment Network; a forum for conservatives who support conservation and decarbonisation. She was also the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for UN Sustainable Goals, since 2017 where representitives from all parties work towards 17 international goals, many of which work to improve the global environment:

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts

Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources

Goal 15: Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss

Keep up to date with her work on Climate Change both in the constituency and in Parliament here.

News

Gillians speaks on Envrionment Bill in debate

Gillian Keegan:

There is no doubt that the UK is leading the world when it comes to tackling climate change. This Bill allows the Government to map out our path to be net zero by 2050. Progress is so important, as issues such as air quality are really impacting people’s lives today.

Treasury response to written question: aviation fuel duty

Treasury has provided the following answer to your written parliamentary question:

Question:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has made of the merits of introducing (a) fuel duty or (b) VAT on aviation fuel.

Answer:
Mr Simon Clarke:

MP's Climate Speech - Chichester Post

Chichester’s MP, Gillian Keegan, took part in one of the recent Queen’s Speech debates on the environment in the House of Commons.