Westminster News

Zac Goldsmith champions action against the Illegal Wildlife Trade

Richmond Park and North Kingston MP Zac Goldsmith attended and addressed the government’s international conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) in London last week, calling on world leaders and the private sector to take decisive action to end the trade and protect nature.

Zac’s Speech on Heathrow

In Monday’s debate on Heathrow, the time was restricted by Government and Zac Goldsmith MP was given just 4 minutes to make the case against – before MPs were asked to vote for a third runway. Here is the transcript of the speech he would have given if he had been given the time to do so:

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.”