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Lords debates strategies for a more sustainable economy

12 June 2020

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Members of the Lords debated post-Covid-19 recovery strategies contributing to a fairer, cleaner, and more sustainable economy on Thursday 11 June.

Speakers included the chair of the Department for Transport Science Advisory Council and a governor of the London School of Economics.

This was a general debate. During debates, members put their experience to good use to discuss current issues and draw the government's attention to concerns. 

Baroness Hayman (Crossbench), joint chair, Peers for the Planet (cross-party parliamentary group), put forward the debate.

Speakers included:

  • Lord Berkeley (Labour), vice president, Cycling UK
  • Baroness Jones of Moulescoomb (Green Party), vice chair, All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on air pollution
  • Baroness Kramer (Liberal Democrat), former board member, Transport for London
  • Lord Mair (Crossbench), chair, Department of Transport's Science Advisory Council
  • Baroness Neville-Rolfe (Conservative), governor, London School of Economics (LSE) and former Minister of State in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Baroness Penn (Conservative), government spokesperson, responded on behalf of the government.

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