Archive for 'Caroline Flint'
Yesterday the much heralded Energy Bill received its 2nd reading in Westminster. Parliamentary Officer Joe Fortune reports on the debate where Labour and Co-operative Members of Parliament So the Energy Bill finally returned to the House of Commons this week. This complicated piece of legislation is at least clear on one thing – there is little [...]
Shadow Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Caroline Flint MP introduces the Power Book launched last month by the Co-operative Party, SERA, LGiU and the Shadow DECC team. As a new energy industrial revolution unfolds, future technologies, sources of renewable and low carbon energy and their application offer more scope than ever to [...]
The Co-operative Party, along with SERA, the Local Government Information Unit and the Shadow DECC team, earlier this month launched ‘The Power Book’, a new pamphlet that looks at the potential of community and co-operatively owned energy. Writing in the introduction to the book, the Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Caroline [...]
On 10 July SERA and the Co-operative Party held a joint event to explore co-operative and community energy. Here Ash McGregor of the Socialist Societies Executive reports on the meeting. Shadow Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Caroline Flint spoke of the strong analogies between the energy and banking industries, with companies that [...]
It is an exciting and challenging time for co-operative and community energy generation and purchasing. The Co-operative Party and SERA – the Labour Environment Campaign are co-hosting an event in Parliament with leading players in the field. Co-operative pioneers, Midcounties, will speak about their Co-operative Energy service and we will also hear the new manifesto for [...]
SERA has today launched a new pamphlet, Rio+20: Our second chance for a sustainable future?, as our contribution to the debate at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development taking place in Brazil. Contributors to the pamphlet include Shadow Secretary of State for DEFRA, Mary Creagh MP, Shadow Energy Secretary, Caroline Flint MP, and Shadow International Development [...]