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Zac Secures Government Support for Green Brexit Law

Plans for a Green Brexit took a huge step forward this week as the Government accepted an amendment drawn up by Richmond Park and North Kingston MP Zac Goldsmith together with Oliver Letwin MP.

Zac Hosts the Whale Company in Parliament

Zac Goldsmith MP hosted Carolyn Newton and Carlos De Sousa, founders of The Whale Company, on June 6 in Parliament, where they met with MPs and described their plans to paddle the length of the River Thames ‘from source to sea’ on a home made raft constructed from plastic water bottles.

Fur Ban Debate

Zac Goldsmith, MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston, spoke out in Parliament to support a petition calling for a ban on the import into Britain of fur. Zac described the trade as “one of the grimmest of human activities.”

Zac Goldsmith Calls for an End to Puppy Farming

Zac Goldsmith has been campaigning to end the horrors of puppy farming for many years and was pleased to hear on the 21st May 2018 The Government say it could back our Lucy’s Law campaign.

Agroecology APPG

Zac hosted co-hosted a screening of the film ‘In Our Hands’, produced by the Land Workers Alliance, with the Agroecology APPG in Parliament this week. The film was eye-opening and and inspiring – required viewing for everyone interested in food and farming policy post-Brexit.

Sustainable Soils

Zac Goldsmith, MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston, chaired an event hosted by the Sustainable Soils Alliance in Parliament.