Meeting since early 2007, the membership of the Green New Deal Group is drawn to reflect a wide range of expertise relating to economics and politics, and the climate, nature and inequality crises. The views and recommendations of the Green New Deal Group set out in a series of reports starting in 2008, are those of the group writing in their individual capacities.
The Green New Deal Group acts as the secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Green New Deal. The APPG exists to provide a cross-party platform for the development of a transformative Green New Deal for the UK, through discussion and collaboration.
Based in the office of Caroline Lucas MP you will be working as part of her small team at Westminster to ensure the principles of the Green New Deal are retained and actively promoted; other MPs are actively involved in taking the concept forward; and to support the delivery of effective external communication to promote the Green New Deal. Find out more and apply for the role.
The government should urgently invest £11.7bn in rolling out home insulation measures over the next three years in order to tackle fuel poverty, cut emissions, and boost Britain’s energy security, a group of MPs have told the Chancellor ahead of his expected ‘mini-Budget’ announcement on Friday.
Each year the Financial Times polls a group of economic analysts on what they think the next year holds in store for the UK. Green New Deal Group member Andrew Simms took part in the survey, and argues that huge economic threats are balanced by equally large opportunities to solve multiple problems by investing in the economy’s low-carbon, rapid transition
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The Green New Deal Bill, (formal title The Decarbonisation and Economic Strategy Bill) was tabled by Caroline Lucas MP, working with the Labour MP Clive Lewis. The Bill is the first attempt to legislate for a transformative Green New Deal in the UK