Big Ask lobby

The Big Ask – MP visits

30th May 2006

We have been visiting MPs around Greater Manchester, asking them to pledge their support for the Climate Change Bill, which will require year-on-year reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.

The following 13 local MPs have currently signed the pledge:

[flickr id=”5523963586″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”] David Chaytor MP (Bury North)

[flickr id=”5523372689″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”] David Crausby MP (Bolton North East)

[flickr id=”5523372189″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Jim Dobbin MP (Heywood & Middleton)

[flickr id=”5523962528″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”original” group=”” align=”none”]  Andrew Gwynne MP (Denton & Reddish)

[flickr id=”5523374445″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  David Heyes MP (Ashton-under-Lyne)

[flickr id=”5523375039″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Mark Hunter MP (Cheadle)

[flickr id=”5523964440″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Brian Iddon MP (Bolton South East)

[flickr id=”5523962280″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Gerald Kaufman MP (Manchester Gorton)

[flickr id=”5523962492″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  John Leech MP (Manchester Withington)

[flickr id=”5523963556″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Tom Levitt MP (High Peak)

[flickr id=”5523373625″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Tony Lloyd MP (Manchester Central)

[flickr id=”5523962762″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Paul Rowen MP (Rochdale)

Michael Meacher MP (Oldham West & Royton)

We have also visited the following 7 MPs, but they have chosen not to sign the pledge because they are Government Ministers or Parliamentary Private Secretaries:

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[flickr id=”5523965888″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Ann Coffey MP (Stockport)

[flickr id=”5523964060″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Beverley Hughes MP (Stretford & Urmston)

[flickr id=”5523967662″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Ivan Lewis MP (Bury South)

Paul Goggins (Wythenshawe & Sale East)

James Purnell (Stalybridge & Hyde)

Phil Woolas (Oldham East & Saddleworth)

And the following MP opposes the Climate Change Bill:

[flickr id=”5523967374″ thumbnail=”thumbnail” overlay=”true” size=”medium” group=”” align=”none”]  Ruth Kelly MP (Bolton West)

Please e-mail us if you have spoken to, or would like to speak to, your MP about climate change.