OPEN LETTER TO LORD BRAGG published in the News and Star (26.3.15) and The Cumberland News (27.3.15) I am sure you would agree that the hard-won planning protections for ancient monuments and special sites of conservation should not be scrapped in Cumbria. This is what is being proposed right now, with Cumbria specifically in mind. … Continue reading Open Letter to Lord Melvyn Bragg in the News and Star and Cumberland News
Front Page of the Cumberland News – Friday 27th March 2015 DON’T FREEZE US OUT OF NUCLEAR DEBATE By Phil Coleman Chief Reporter Two peers have hit out at a controversial plan to freeze county councillors out of any decision to build an underground nuclear dump in Cumbria. Cumbria County Council voted in 2013 to … Continue reading “Don’t Freeze Us Out of Nuclear Debate” Front Page of the Cumberland News Today
We Need To Talk About Moorside! “Biggest Nuclear Development in Europe” Public Talk with Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds in the USA. As well as speaking on the Moorside plan for three AP1000 reactors, Arnie will tell us about the current situation regarding the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico. Dr Ian Fairlie Independent … Continue reading WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT MOORSIDE – POSTER AND LEAFLET TO PRINT AND DISPLAY!
Following on from our frantic lobbying of the Lords Inglewood, Judd, Liddle and others ....the Baroness Verma certainly did not get this 'debate' all her own way. There is now being created an atmosphere quite rightly of dissent over the plan to dump democracy along with nuclear waste. Thanks to EVERYONE who achieved this. Lets … Continue reading Full Transcript of Yesterday’s Nuclear Dumping Debate in the House of Lords
LETTER TO TIM FARRON MP Dear Tim Tomorrow in the House of Lords at 3.45pm in the Moses Room Baroness Verma will be leading a plan to change the law in order to dump democracy along with nuclear waste. Having just found out about this, Radiation Free Lakeland and other voluntary groups have been frantically … Continue reading Baroness Verma faces fresh rebellion over radioactive waste disposal debate. House of Lords, Moses Room, at 3.45 pm tomorrow, wed
From: Dr David Lowry To: firstname.lastname@example.org CC: email@example.com Subject: Urgent: re consideration of Draft Infrastructure Planning (Radioactive Waste Geological Disposal Facilities) Order 2015 on Wednesday Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:43:58 +0000 FAO Baroness Bryony Worthington 23 February 2015 Dear Baroness Worthington I understand you will be examining the Government's draft statutory instrument : Draft Infrastructure … Continue reading Letter to Baroness Bryony Worthington from Dr David Lowry : Reconsider The Plan for Nuclear Waste!
EXCELLENT….MANY THANKS SWAN!!
Please support us in this campaign to lobby parliament to get the governments draft order to turn Geological Disposal Facilities into Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects stopped.
Here goes our attempt to make a step by step guide of how to lobby the lords over this draft order – Good luck!
P.S please forward this to anyone and everyone you think might be interested!
We had this advice from our parliamentary advisor to pass on to you all about lobbying the lords:
“It can be difficult to engage with Parliament when there is so much important information to get across and limited time and space to do it. Many organisations come up against the same issue, particularly when submitting evidence to Select Committees.”
Lords rarely oppose this kind of legislation (although there have been rare occasions over really controversial issues – so we need to lobby hard!).
So please read…
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