MPs’ voting records on the environment

SCAN regularly meet with MPs and political party representatives to discuss environmental issues. We encourage them to act in the best interests of our planet.

So, how have Swindon’s MPs voted on environmental issues?

South Swindon:
Robert Buckland ‘generally voted against measures to prevent climate change’:
https://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/24843/robert_buckland/south_swindon/votes#environment

North Swindon:
Justin Tomlinson ‘generally voted against measures to prevent climate change’:
https://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/24870/justin_tomlinson/north_swindon/votes#environment

And how have the leaders of each party voted?

Conservative:
Boris Johnson ‘almost always voted against measures to prevent climate change’:
https://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/10999/boris_johnson/uxbridge_and_south_ruislip/votes#environment

Labour:
Jeremy Corbyn ‘generally voted for measures to prevent climate change’:
https://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/10133/jeremy_corbyn/islington_north/votes#environment

Liberal Democrats:
Jo Swinson ‘voted a mixture of for and against measures to prevent climate change’:
https://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/11971/jo_swinson/east_dunbartonshire/votes#environment

Green Party:
Siân Berry and Jonathan Bartley. Neither of the joint leaders have been an MP. Caroline Lucas was the former leader and is the only Green MP to date. She ‘generally voted for measures to prevent climate change’:
https://www.theyworkforyou.com/mp/24910/caroline_lucas/brighton%2C_pavilion/votes#environment

Other issues of social justice also have environmental impacts. Equality and human rights are two such issues that we have recently covered on this website. War and animal welfare are examples of others.

The ‘They Work For You’ website provides all voting records searchable by MP and indexed by subject. We hope that these facts will help you make a good, well-informed choice in the upcoming election.